This expanded three CD edition of Exotic Birds And Fruit includes the original album (with two bonus tracks), along with two additional discs featuring the band's entire performance for BBC Radio One's In Concert show from March 1974 and a previously unreleased 65 minute live set recorded at January Sound Studios in Dallas on July 5th 1974 for KZEW FM. 35 tracks (164:14). We'd then taken the orchestra into the studio for 'Grand Hotel'...we'd had enough of orchestras".[3]. The sleeve is in VERY GOOD condition. Reviewed in the United States on October 27, 2004. Listen on Apple Music. A magnificent album by a magnificent group. Digitally remastered and expanded three CD edition of the acclaimed Procol Harum album Exotic Birds And Fruit. Exotic Birds and Fruit. Exotic Birds and Fruit Procol Harum. 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The album would reveal the line-up of Gary Brooker, Alan Cartwright, Chris Copping, Mick Grabham and B. J. Wilson to be in fine, inspired form. NOT Butterfly Boys tho'! The reissue for Exotic Birds and Fruit included two bonus tracks selected by Brooker and Keith Reid. Never missing an orchestra. Some of the tunes on EB&F are simply as good as anything the band ever created--e.g. The band were unhappy with the terms of their contract and expressed that frustration in song. This is a track from "Exotic Birds and Fruit" and is the seventh full-length studio album by British progressive rock band Procol Harum. Music with distinct and relatively simple melodies and strong hooks. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Gary Brooker has always been a fine singer, but this album also showcases the gutsy guitar work of Mick Grabham, and the utter brilliance of drummer BJ Wilson, who moves things along with grace and skill. In contemporary interviews Gary Brooker and Keith Reid, founding mainstays of Procol Harum, portrayed 1974’s new album, Exotic Birds and Fruit, as a back-to-basics affair. Exotic Birds and Fruit Tracklist. Exotic Birds and Fruit was Procol's best album in their "later period" of albums 7-10. Exotic Birds and Fruit (Expanded Edition) Procol Harum. Exotic Birds & Fruit was Procol Harum's seventh studio album, and it's my favorite release of theirs, post-1970's Home. Of special note is the release of the album in Argentina, calling the album "Pájaros Y Frutas Exóticas" (literally translated as "Birds and Exotic Fruit"). 9 tracks (34:53). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. Reviewed in the United States on May 28, 2001. As Strong as Samson Lyrics: 2. Procol Harum - Exotic Birds And Fruit Album Lyrics; 1. Comments on that follow as two reviews on essentially the same recording are not permitted. 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