Just On Me - The Starfighters (5) - Herinnering (Vinyl, LP, Album)

Musically this album mimics the sound of my favourite Hawkwind period and that is down to the choice of musicians. Apart from Brian Eno on synth, the other musicians are all pretty much Hawkwind members, even Dave Brock plays lead guitar on one track. Rhythm section Lemmy and Simon King are present throughout, Lemmy's contribution can not be understated, hiss trademark rhythm bass ties the whole sound together magnificently.

For an album made in the early 70's it does not sound in the least dated, with Eno and Hawkwind's Del Dettmar on synths a track like 'Gremlins' which also has a superbly effective guest vocal from the 'God of Hell fire' - Arthur Brown moves into proto techno territory. It could have been done by Kraftwerk who along with Hawkwind were pioneers of electronic sounds. The song writing is superb, the music rocks hard, if you need a reference point, well known Hawkwind track 'Urban Guerilla' is very representative of the sound and would not sound out of place on this album.

I believe this is Calvert's greatest vocal performance and it is a testament to the quality of the material that perhaps the three most rocking tracks, 'Ejection', 'The Right Stuff' and 'Aero Space Age Inferno' all regularly return to feature in Hawkwind's live show.

The sketches between tracks are comedy gold, displaying a sophisticated, very British humour and help expand on the album's theme. To put the quality of this album in context, I genuinely believe it is better than any Hawkwind album, a bold claim for sure, but one I will stand by. Let's forget Hawkwind for a minute, if you have a penchant for intelligent hard rock which embraces electronica and has humour in abundance, you need this album.

It's been an underground gem for decades, time to go overground. On paper, this release ticks all the boxes. Calvert at his most eccentric, telling a tale so bizarre it NEEDS telling, pretty much all the Hawkwind crew backing him up, Viv Stanshall and others guesting This was the one album of the period I had never owned.

Lucky Lief and the Longships stayed in my LP collection very briefly as it was not good at all. It's just not very good. Not the most constructive of reviews, I know. For me, the massive spacerock appeal of Hawkwind begins with the first album, reaches perfection in X In Search of Space and Doremi Fasol Latido, becomes most intense with Space Ritual Given that Lockheed is at the end of this, arguably the best, United Artists period, a listener might hope for some of the magic of the time.

I bought a cheap reissue vinyl copy of this album on spec in my local record store. It blew me away and I just had to have a cd copy for the car. I have now tracked down a first pressing gatefold vinyl copy too.

This album will not appeal to everyone but others will love it I am sure. If you like everything about Hawkwind, and need to have as much as you can relating to the band, then this may be as essential to you, as it is to me. Having said that.. And admittedly it's the bonus tracks that have an immediacy, that the rest of the album may not have.

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In the seventies I purchased the vinyl single ejection by captain lockheed and the starfighters thinking this was a one off novelty single. While looking at hawkwind low and behold this album appears. the aerospaceage inferno I immediately compaired this to motorhead when recorded with hawkwind before the synthesiser was replaced when rerecorded by motorhead. ejection the single and a possibly /5(57).

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Herinnering on Discogs. Label: Spell - Spell • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Pop • The Starfighters - Herinnering (, Vinyl) | Discogs.
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  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Starfighters on Discogs. Label: Jive - VA ,Arista - VA • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock/5(13).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Starfighters on Discogs. Label: Jive - HOP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Norway • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock. Label: Jive - HOP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Norway • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock4/5(3).
  5. CDs & Vinyl Go Search "New Wave of British Heavy Metal" Era Back Into the Light, this is the First Official Reissue of Birmingham's Renowned Starfighters' Legendary First Album. With a Sound Owing More Than Just a Little Nod to Australian Rock and Roll Legends Ac/Dc and Rose Tattoo, Most Likely Fueled by Rhythm Guitarist Stevie Young's /5(14).
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Starfighters on Discogs. Label: Jive - HOP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock Starfighters - Starfighters (, Vinyl) | Discogs.
  7. Starfighters, an Album by Starfighters. Released in on Jive (catalog no. HOP ; Vinyl LP). Genres: NWOBHM, Hard Rock. Featured peformers: Steve Burton (vocals), Stevie Young (rhythm guitar), Pat Hambly (lead guitar), Doug Dennis (bass), Steve Bailey (drums), Tony Platt (producer, engineer), Mark Freegard (tracking engineer), Arun Chakraverty (cutting engineer), Michael Munday .
  8. This was the one album of the period I had never owned. Lucky Lief and the Longships stayed in my LP collection very briefly as it was not good at all. I should have withstood the temptation, 46 years after release, to get hold of a copy of Captain Lockheed & the Starfighters. It's just not very good. Not the most constructive of reviews, I know/5(72).
  9. Dec 26,  · N.W.O.B.H.M. is what this band is labeled released in on Jive Records,Stevie Young who is in this band has ties to AC/DC. Tracklist: 1. .

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