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Meet Me At The Jailhouse
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13 minutes of rock-glam-prog-improv goodness which really does need to be played quite loud

In approach, the album was much more experimental than the group’s hit singles, with elements of hard rock (an approach Wood’s previous band The Move had explored on their 1970 album Looking On), and improvisation, especially on the lengthy “Meet Me At The Jailhouse”. Wood frequently used ring modulation to give the instruments a harsh, distorted sound, and the album may represent an early foray into recording technique that would eventually be called lo-fi. Critical and popular reaction was mixed“ - wiki

I bought it. I was 13 when it was released in March 1973 and I strongly suspect i thought i was buying something that sounded more like See My Baby Jive or Ballpark Incident