Khan (3). Space Shanty (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap). There is a heavier element to this, there is a hard rock influence, particularly through the guitar riffs, which seems strange for a Canterbury album, and particularly Hillage himself. But there's also plenty of creative passages, including jazzy ones, showing Hillage can alternate between heavy guitar riffing to more jazzy guitar playing.
Break the Chain is OK. Space Shanty is very highly recommended along with Camembert Electrique. Steve Hillage went on to join Gong after this album and two heavy/spacey/proggy albums including Angel's Egg (1973) and You (1974) are both highly recommended. 17 people found this helpful.
Space Shanty(inc. The Cobalt Sequence and March of the Sine Squadrons). Stranded (Effervescent Psychonovelty No. 5). Mixed Up Man of the Mountains. Driving to Amsterdam. Hollow Stone (Escape of the Space Pirates). Bonus tracks on the 2004 CD reissue: Break the Chains (outtake). Mixed Up Man of the Mountains (first version). Steve Hillage: guitar, vocals. Nick Greenwood: bass guitar, vocals. Dave Stewart (of Egg): organ, piano, celeste, marimba.
The album Space Shanty was released in June 1972, followed by a UK tour supporting Caravan, for which Canadian organist Val Stevens joined. The songs on Space Shanty have some of the most emotion-filled and gloriously picturesque lyrics and compositions out of the whole Canterbury scene/sound. Songs like "Stranded" and "Driving To Amsterdam" attempt atmospheres reminiscent of Uriah Heep's epic ballads (something not often done in a direct and dedicated way in the Canterbury scene - while Kevin Ayers may be comparable, a key difference is that Hillage's lyrics and. Some material on Steve Hillage's first solo album, Fish Rising, was originally planned for Khan's aborted second album. While in Gong, Hillage continued to write riffs but the larger musical dimension drew more from Daevid Allen's psychedelic lyrics and story concepts.
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Khan was an English progressive rock band of the Canterbury Scene during 1971-1972. Formed by Steve Hillage, the initial line-up was Steve Hillage (guitar), Nick Greenwood (bass guitar), Dick Henningham (organ) and Pip Pyle (percussion). They recorded only a single album "Space Shanty" which was released in 1972 with Steve Hillage, Nick Greenwood, Eric Peachey (drums) and Dave Stewart (Organ, skyceleste,marimbas). They disbanded in 1974.