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Its Only The End Of The World - City Boy - The Day The Earth Caught Fire (Vinyl, LP, Album)

THE album that changed my musical direction : My older brother boght this album and we listened to it on and on down in the basement Our location and the spooky start of The Day The Earth Caught Fire still reminds me of my childhood music and what still inspires my. This album This is what I call as a hidden treasure! City Boy is one of those bands that fall into the pit of an unexplainable neglection by a cast of critics at that time-critics who put into this pit great bands like Styx,Journey among others with the accusion they were too much commercial, too poppy, t We open up with the speaking clock: At the first stroke it will be three o'clock precisely And then we hit the opening chords of The Day The Earth Caught Fire, a five-minute opus that fairly powers along, a hard-edged mix of powerhouse vocals and strong fluid guitar, breaking for a middle section You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

Cheeeek that out dude. Lead RIFFs:. Bad selection. Save Cancel. Really delete this comment? Yes No. Ambition: Ambition. Archived from the original on 9 March Retrieved 9 March Australian Chart Book — illustrated ed.

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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. If you prefere the more edgy songs of City Boy you might think that the three tracks closing side one on the original LP are one too many to stay awake but at the end of the day they are all strong and melodic tracks. City Boy never got anywhere, really. Which is quite a shame since they were one of the most interesting bands outside punk during the late seventies.

Their vocal work are spectacular and a number of their songs truly stand out - even at this day and age. If you want to buy your way into City Boy, you should start here and go on to "Book Early". City Boy is a an interesting band who deserved to do better than they did.

And if you like complex composing in a compact song-format and in a distinctively seventies ambience The Day The Earth Caught 2. Interrupted Melody 4. Modern Love Affair 5. Mason, Broughton, Thomas Lead Vocal: Steve Broughton Unfamiliar doorway, crazy figures on the floor Faces in the hallway staring daggers through the wall I was at the party but I wished I'd never been The stranger on the scene, the guest in someone's dream The room was smaller with the guests pouring in "Take a card:' they said, "you need your fortune read" "Take some good advice and leave when you are led" The Queen of Broken Hearts had come to warm my bed It was getting later the clocks all stayed the same Everyone was gathered round to play the party game Someone shouted "Suicide!

All above lyrics are reprinted without permission of the owner! Another great rito.

Apr 16,  · Finally I replaced my worn vinyl LP of CITY BOY‘s “The Day The Earth Caught Fire” with this just released, excellent digitally remastered reissue by UK label Talking Elephant. City Boy is a criminally underrated band ahead of its time, that didn’t win a .

8 thoughts on “Its Only The End Of The World - City Boy - The Day The Earth Caught Fire (Vinyl, LP, Album)”

  1. Zulkilkree says:
    Nov 23,  · Directed by Val Guest. With Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Michael Goodliffe. When the U.S. and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth/10(K).
  2. Tojataur says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Day The Earth Caught Fire on Discogs. Label: Vertigo - • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Scandinavia • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock/5(43).
  3. Dairr says:
    Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Day the Earth Caught Fire - City Boy on AllMusic - Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Day the Earth Caught Fire - City Boy on AllMusic - It's Only the End of the World. Steve Broughton / Lol Mason / Roy Ward. City Boy. 04 4/
  4. Arashiktilar says:
    The Day the Earth Caught Fire is a British science fiction disaster film starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern and Janet Munro. It was directed by Val Guest and released in , and is one of the classic apocalyptic films of its era. The film opened at the Odeon Marble Arch in London on 23 November The film, which was partly made on location in London and Brighton, used matte painting to Music by: Stanley Black, Monty Norman.
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    City Boy - Day Earth Caught Fire [LP VINYL] - Music. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. CDs & Vinyl .
  6. Gardami says:
    City Boy ‎– The Day The Earth Caught Fire Label: Bear Tracks ‎– BTCD AH, Bear Tracks ‎– BTCD , ATM Records ‎–
  7. Brasar says:
    "The Day The Earth Caught Fire" took this approach to the rock opera also caught the flavor of the times it was written in: a time when after- the- bomb scenarios were running rampant in both the movies and the real Boy has a way of combining catchy pop elements with great harmonies and biting guitar solos by one of the most /5(48).
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