Nektar

Nektar

Performing: Nektar

Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Doors Open: 7:30PM
Starts: 8:30PM

14+ only. 14s to 17s must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets.

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As the 60's approached it's final years and The Beatles were about to “Let it be” a new sound was emerging from the same country that introduced the world to them. At the outset that sound had many different names..Space rock..psychedelic rock..etc etc but there was one band that stood above the rest in this style of music and that was four British musicians who got together in November 1969 in Hamburg and called themselves NEKTAR. After playing a few of the smaller clubs in and around Hamburg, Nektar had the offer to rent an entire house from a close friend in the Odenwald close to Frankfurt. After settling in, Albrighton/Howden/Freeman and Moore set about writing their first masterpiece which was to become the all time spacerock classic “Journey to the center of the eye”. The following album “A Tab in the Ocean” was considered by some as Nektars best progrock album although the best was yet to come the hardcore fans still believe this to be essential Nektar listening. The band was always looking for something different in musical format and the time had come to record their first “live” album. Instead of recording in the usual was at a concert Nektar decided to invite a few friends along to the studio with a few bottles of wine and just play the entire set including jams straight to tape. This captured the desired effect and “Sounds like This” became a very popular album of which Elton John commented as being an extraordinary A BAND APART album. ..and so we come to Nektars most famous works “Remember the Future” The success of this album both in Europe and the USA was nothing more than startling and was riding up the Billboard charts before the band had even set foot in the USA. Following an extremely successful US tour on the back of this album, Nektar once again returned to Germany to produce yet another milestone in the Nektar catalog namely “Down to Earth” Nektar themselves admit that this was their “Magical mystery tour” album of it's time. 1976 saw the original bands final album release “Recycled”. This was a masterpiece containing elements from hard rock to orchestral manouvers to Latin percussions. It was an immediate hit with the fans and left a lasting impression of just how good this band was.

Nektar compositions still flow from the pen of Albrighton and the bands new 2013 release “Time Machine” will be yet another change in direction for this unique and versatile progrock quartet.

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