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The Ragged Curtain

a Studio release
Guy Manning

Release Year: 2002

Date Label Catalog # Comments
Guest appearances by Angela Goldthorpe, (Mostly Autumn) and Andy Tillson (Parallel Or 90 Degrees).
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 10/25/2003 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 8/25/2011 8:54:00 AM by: Rob
  1. A Ripple (from Ragged Curtains)

    The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
  2. Tightrope
  3. A Place To Hide
  4. Where Do All The Madmen Go?
  5. Stronger
  6. What Is It Worth?
  7. The Weaver Of Dreams
  8. Ragged Curtains
    1. Flow
    2. Sea
    3. Waves
    4. Stone
    5. Tides
    6. Sand
    7. Undertow
    8. Ebb
Guy Manning
Vocals, Keyboards, 6 / 12 String Acoustic & Electric Guitars, E-Bow, Bass Guitar, Mandolins, Peace Harp, Chimes & Percussion
Rick Ashton
Bass Guitar
Laura Fowles
Saxophones & Vocals
Gareth Harwood
Electric Guitar
Neil Harris
Keyboards & Percussion
Jonathan Macdonald Binns
Drums & Percussion
    Andy Tillison
    Organ on 'Sea, Analogue Synth on Sea' & 'Waves
    Angela Goldthorpe
    Flute & Recorders

Reviewed by Marc on 28 Oct 2003

This is one is one h___ of a good album. Think of recent Camel. Add some Van Der Graaf Generator (Godbluff to World Record period) in sound but not in mood and maybe a hint of Spock's Beard.

Guy Manning's first quality is in his composing (fantastic songs and music), but he also has a great singing voice, plays some fabulous guitar, keyboards... surrounds himself with excellent musicians and puts out an album with incredibly crisp sound. Dare I say it... this may just be my best album of 2003. If you are on a limited music budget, do yourself a favor and put this cd to the top of your list. My highest recommendation.