Nosferatu - s/t. 1970 Germany


It is interesting to read modern reviews of Nosferatu, with comments like "all been done before" and "they borrowed different elements of albums prior". It once again demonstrates that we have a lot of young-uns out there downloading 50 albums a day and not digesting the music properly when listening. Or taking the time to understand the history. Had this album come out in 1973, then OK, maybe. But for 1970, Nosferatu were actually ahead of the curve. It's a distinctly British form of rock, with amplified sax/flute/guitar/organ and rough vocals. Listen to bands like Aquila, Hannibal, Indian Summer and Raw Material to see what I mean. It's a sound based in blues not jazz, the latter being more of an influence on Teutonic bands of the era.

Personal collection
CD: 2010 Long Hair
LP: 2010 Long Hair

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