Nucleus Elastic Rock

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    • Nucleus – Persephones Jive
    • Nucleus – Torrid Zone
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    • Nucleus – Stonescape
    • Nucleus – Taranaki
    • Nucleus – Elastic Rock
    • Nucleus – 1916 (Battle of Boogaloo)
    • Nucleus – Crude Blues, Part 2
    • Nucleus – Crude Blues, Part 1
    • Nucleus – 1916
    • Nucleus – Striation
    • Nucleus – Twisted Track
    • 1. Persephones Jive
    • 2. Torrid Zone
    • 3. Speaking for Myself, Personally, in My Own Opinion, I Think...
    • 4. Stonescape
    • 5. Taranaki
    • 6. Elastic Rock
    • 7. 1916 (Battle of Boogaloo)
    • 8. Crude Blues, Part 2
    • 9. Crude Blues, Part 1
    • 10. 1916
    • 11. Striation
    • 12. Twisted Track

    Nucleus's Elastic Rock is undisputedly a milestone in Jazz-Rock. A beautiful and vital debut album, it was first released on Vertigo in 1970. Original copies are now very tricky to score and, like all the Nucleus records, it’s aged ridiculously well. This Be With re-issue, re-mastered from the original analogue tapes, shows off just why this deserves to be back in press.

    Genius trumpeter and visionary composer Ian Carr was one of the most respected British musicians of his era. He was a true pioneer and saw the potential in fusing the worlds of jazz with rock, just as Miles Davis and The Tony Williams Lifetime did in the US. In late 1969, following the demise of the Rendell-Carr quintet, and tiring of British jazz, Carr assembled the legendary Nucleus. Regarding music as a continuous process, Nucleus refused to “recognise rigid boundaries” and worked on delivering what they saw as a “total musical experience”.

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