Label: RCA Victor - AFL1-4703 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul • Style: Jazz-Rock, Jazz-Funk, Prog Rock
Second Wind was the band's third outing overall, and the first with its new singer. In typical fashion, Brian Auger upped the creative ante once again. Whereas the previous two albums -- the self-titled debut, and A Better Land -- had showcased, respectively, the mirroring jazz and pop sides of the band, Second Wind combines them regally.
With Auger being free to arrange and play, his composing skills went through the roof. In addition, Ligertwood added to the compositional depth of the band, as evidenced by his fine work, "Truth," Just Me - Brian Augers Oblivion Express - Second Wind opens Just Me - Brian Augers Oblivion Express - Second Wind album with its riff-oriented jazz undercoat and rockist sheen.
Ligertwood is an excellent rock vocalist, with his reedy middle-range voice and strained Field Music - Tones Of Town, he wrings the passion from his lyrics.
Augerhere on B3, particularly, and on piano to a lesser degree, is simply dazzling on every track. The funky, jazzy grooves on this set are indicative of the direction Auger would mine on all of his future recordings a fine example of Session Man - Chris Spedding - Backwood Progression early fruit is on the driven, deep funk and roll of "Somebody Help Us.
Simply put, this track is the pure embodiment of "groove jazz. Second Wind Just Me - Brian Augers Oblivion Express - Second Wind chunky grooves, wondrously complex instrumental interludes, and inspiring performances, all Nice Journey - Various - Ho-Ho-Ho up to a solid, adventurous chapter in Oblivion Express ' history.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
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Don't Look Away. Somebody Help Us. Freedom Jazz Dance. Just Me, Just You. Second Wind.