The Rake. Totin' This Guitar. Double Agent. It's Not You. John Thomas left and was replaced by Terry Cottam. In late you recorded a live album called Live Hits Harder! I like Bandages and it reminds me of crazy times in Norway where it was recorded.
Parlez-Vous English was another album released in that period. You had some serious legal problems at that time. We had had problems with our management prior to this and sued them in the High Court. They were awful people and it served them right. Private Eye did a very funny piece about the whole sordid affair. Parley Vous English was financed by a Swiss company who were not really up to the task of marketing it. Superchip was begun with financing by our Swiss friends who were so horrified when they heard the first songs that they pulled out entirely and we finished it by ourselves.
I like a lot of this recording because it was quite a departure for us. I think you either love or hate it. Some of the songs seem to have been quite prophetic and could be written about some of the issues and circumstances we all find ourselves in today.
We reformed to tour because EMI were releasing our early catalogue re-mastered. The guy who was co-ordinating the project put a UK tour together and arranged the Rockpalast show. Friction in the band lead to a couple of the guys leaving. I could not see how they could be replaced easily. Also the person who was mainly responsible for the debacle did nothing at all to put things right and for this reason I have absolutely no plans or current desire to go back to that.
I am also playing some UK Dates towards the end of the year. Call Me a Liar. Up Yours! Mr Crosby. Evening Over Rooftops. Apache Drop Out. Don Van Vliet. Gone Blue.10 rows · Find Edgar Broughton Band discography, albums and singles on AllMusic.