Do You Like It Here Now, Are You Settling In? [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Long a fan favorite, Man's fourth studio album was recorded in 1971 during a harried one-week studio session that found the group having to write nearly the entire album, barring the tight and rocking "Angel Easy" and the group's multi-part masterwork "Many Are Called but Few Get Up." Frankly, the album sounds like a record that was largely jammed in the studio; the eight-minute-plus jams that close each side, "We're Only Children" and "Love Your Life" are particularly tiresome, good instrumental and lyrical ideas stretched well past their breaking points. However, besides the superior "Angel Easy" and "Many Are Called but Few Get Up," the album does include the rather ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Long a fan favorite, Man's fourth studio album was recorded in 1971 during a harried one-week studio session that found the group having to write nearly the entire album, barring the tight and rocking "Angel Easy" and the group's multi-part masterwork "Many Are Called but Few Get Up." Frankly, the album sounds like a record that was largely jammed in the studio; the eight-minute-plus jams that close each side, "We're Only Children" and "Love Your Life" are particularly tiresome, good instrumental and lyrical ideas stretched well past their breaking points. However, besides the superior "Angel Easy" and "Many Are Called but Few Get Up," the album does include the rather wonderful "All Good Clean Fun," a showcase for pianist Clive John and lead guitarist Deke Leonard that has a delightful prog pop playfulness akin to some of Genesis' more lighthearted early moment,s or the daffiness of the later band Hatfield & the North. The album may be only half good, but that half is among Man's very best work. [Eclectic Discs' 2007 edition featured three bonus tracks recorded live in 1971.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/16/2007
  • Label: Esoteric
  • EAN: 5013929711327
  • Catalog Number: 2013
  • Sales rank: 92,210

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Man Primary Artist
Clive John Organ, Piano, Vocals
Deke Leonard Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Electric Guitar, Steel Guitar, Vocals
Martin Ace Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Terry Williams Drums
Micky Jones Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Deke Leonard Liner Notes
Man Composer, Producer
George Chkiantz Engineer
Kingsley Ward Engineer
Edmundo Razz Engineer
Rip VanRalph Engineer
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