The Great Leap Forward - Controlling The Edges Of Tone album FLAC
The Great Leap Forward. Real Name: Alan Brown. Profile: Formed by former Big Flame vocalist Alan Brown in 1987. Released three 12" EP's on Ron Johnson Records, then moved to Communications Unique for debut album Don't Be Afraid Of Change in 1988. Planned Mini LP "Tolerance And Respect" (CU 005) was scheduled for February 1990 but the project was halted and never completed. Brown finally completed the tracks in 2008 and released them alongside 5 new tracks as Finished Unfinished Business. An album of further new material was then released in 2012 as This Is Our Decade. The Great Leap Forward. This Is Our Decade Of Living Cheaply And Getting By (CD, Album). Communications Unique. ZRON 20. Controlling The Edges Of Tone (12").
The Great Leap Forward (1986-?) is the very long term solo project of Alan Brown - former member of John Peel favourites bIG fLAME, A Witness, Sarandon. Or the naive and incoherent ramblings of a middle-aged dweeb - you choose. This will easily be a top 10 of the year. Todd Leiter-Weintraub. There And Back Again Lane by Various Artists.
Originally released on "Controlling The Edges Of Tone" 12″ vinyl EP Ron Johnson Records ZRON20 (1987). I have The Great British Disease – I plug my ears and pull down the blinds. Playing Follow Our Leader time after time, For I’m wealthier now than many friends of mine. I am The Ghost of Britain Past – Can you afford me for my fee is high.
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Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards. Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards is a 1988 song by English singer/songwriter Billy Bragg. The song was released as a single from the album Workers Playtime. Bragg was accompanied on the original recording by Martin Belmont, Bruce Thomas, Cara Tivey, Mickey Waller and Bragg's long-standing roadie Wiggy, with backing vocals by Michelle Shocked and Phill Jupitus among others. The recording was produced by Joe Boyd with Wiggy.
Less punchy and immediately likable than the previous album, this one requires more of an effort from the listener without providing more rewards, but it remains a good entry in the group's discography.
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Wilco‘s great leap forward was a mix of rock tradition, electronics, oddball rhythms and experimental gestures. Jeff Tweedy’s lyrics pitted hope against doubt, with all bets off. Listen here. My Morning Jacket, ‘Z’. RCA, 2005. These Kentucky boys took a giant leap forward on their fourth album – giant enough to take them from a jammy Americana band to awe-inspiring purveyors of interstellar art rock. My Morning Jacket infused Z with both Eno-esque keyboards and sculpted guitars, but also Skynyrd-style riffs and bar-band grooves.
It was an impossible goal, of course, but Mao had the power to force the world's largest society to try. The results, unfortunately, were catastrophic. Between 1958 and 1960, millions of Chinese citizens were moved onto communes. Over just a few years, the Great Leap Forward also caused massive environmental damage in China. The backyard steel production plan resulted in entire forests being chopped down and burned to fuel the smelters, which left the land open to erosion. Dense cropping and deep plowing stripped the farmland of nutrients and left the agricultural soil vulnerable to erosion as well. The first autumn of the Great Leap Forward, in 1958, came with a bumper crop in many areas, because the soil was not yet exhausted.
|A1||Hope's Not Enough, Son - Ask Your Parents||3:17|
|A2||If The C.A.P's Flat, Than Waive It||3:58|
|B1||Let's Jive While We're Still Alive||2:42|
|B2||My Grandfather's Cluck||4:31|
- Distributed By – The Cartel
- Distributed By – Nine Mile
- Recorded At – Square Dance, Derby
- Producer – John Crossley
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