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Man's The Twang Dynasty - The Audiophile Man
Title: The Twang Dynasty Label: Esoteric Recordings The original release of this album, in 1992, was the band’s first release in around 15 years. Featuring a line-up that many fans would recognise, minus Terry Williams but including Deke Leonard, which is probably why the album reflected much of the sound of the work the band had done during the 70s, blending a familiar mixture of pub and prog rock. For this album, the prog side of the family won out although A Feather On The Scales Of Justice is arguably designed to fulfil the former with plenty of guitar riffs abounding…and abounding to excess, at times. This track was a good example of the down side of Man. Man’s inhumanity to man, in fact. Man were never the most focused of groups. In fact, at times, they could be bloody irritating, droning on like some daft old geezer, sitting in…well let’s say a pub, shall we? I like to be synchronous about these things. Sitting in a pub, blathering on about how he not only won the war single handed but you lot, you lot are a bunch of lazy gits. But saying it over and over and then rambling …