Edgar Broughton Band (album)

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Edgar Broughton Band
The Meat Album.jpg
Studio album by Edgar Broughton Band
Released May 1971
Recorded July 1970-February 1971 at Abbey Road Studios, London
Genre Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Folk rock
Length 51:13
Label Harvest Records
Repertoire Records (1994 German CD reissue)
Producer Peter Jenner
Edgar Broughton Band chronology
Sing Brother Sing
(1970)Sing Brother Sing1970
Edgar Broughton Band
(1971)
Inside Out
(1972)Inside Out1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Edgar Broughton Band is the self-titled third album by the Edgar Broughton Band. The album is known amongst fans as "The Meat Album", as the album cover features lots of meat on hangers in a warehouse; a human can also be seen hanging amongst the meat. The 2004 CD reissue features 3 bonus tracks. Several outside musicians were used on this album including Mike Oldfield of Tubular Bells fame.

Track listing

  1. "Evening Over Rooftops" (Robert Edgar Broughton, Victor Unitt) – 5:00
  2. "The Birth" (R. E. Broughton) – 3:21
  3. "Piece of My Own" (R. E. Broughton) – 2:46
  4. "Poppy" (R. E. Broughton) – 2:14
  5. "Don't Even Know Which Day It Is" (R. E. Broughton, Steve Broughton, Victor Unitt) – 4:20
  6. "House of Turnabout" (R. E. Broughton) – 3:08
  7. "Madhatter" (R. E. Broughton, S. Broughton, Unitt) – 6:14
  8. "Getting Hard/What Is a Woman For?" (R. E. Broughton, S. Broughton, Arthur Grant, Unitt) – 7:29
  9. "Thinking of You" (S. Broughton, Unitt) – 2:04
  10. "For Doctor Spock Parts 1 & 2" (R. E. Broughton, S. Broughton, Grant, Unitt) – 3:50

2004 CD reissue bonus tracks

  1. "Hotel Room" (R. E. Broughton) – 4:04 (A-side of "Harvest HAR 5040")
  2. "Call Me a Liar" (R. E. Broughton) – 4:27 (B-side of "Harvest HAR 5040")
  3. "Bring It on Home" (Willie Dixon) – 3:27 (Previously unreleased)

Personnel

  • Edgar Broughton – vocals, guitar
  • Arthur Grant – bass guitar, vocals
  • Steve Broughton – drums, vocals
  • Victor Unitt – guitar, harmonica, piano, organ, vocals

Additional musicians

Production

References

  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. Edgar Broughton Band at AllMusic
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