The Great Leap Forward - Don't Be Afraid Of Change mp3 album
The Great Leap Forward was a British indie band formed by former Big Flame member Alan Brown, when his previous band split up in 1987. Great Leap Forward was essentially a solo project, although various musicians were added for live performances. The sound was more melodic and danceable than his earlier band, still with overtly political lyrics.
The Great Leap Forward Indie Rock 1988 UK. Genre: Rock. Performer: The Great Leap Forward. Title: Don't Be Afraid Of Change. Date of release: 1988. How To Be Successful In A World Of Failure.
Released three 12" EP's on Ron Johnson Records, then moved to Communications Unique for debut album Don't Be Afraid Of Change in 1988.
from Great Leap Forward (compilation) by The Great Leap Forward. Streaming + Download. Originally released on "Don’t Be Afraid Of Change" vinyl LP Communications Unique CU001 (1988). I’m in over my head (as my stockbroker says) That’s what debts are for – overwhelming. I’m not really scared (although my rights are impaired) Just leave me alone – for a moment. I’m having the time of my life in the prime of my strife Amongst amusing union wives – Adjust the radio, adjust the TV set, and we can all sing together: I have the strength, I have the will. This is what you scheme for. I get a knife in my back (some sort of ironic attack) When I open the door
Great Leap Forward was essentially a solo project, although various musicians were added for live performances. After three 12" EPs on Ron Johnson Records, that label's collapse led to a move to Communications Unique for debut album Don't Be Afraid Of Change, receiving critical acclaim. A final 12" single Heart and Soul was followed by the LP compilation Season 87-88 which largely comprised tracks from the three Ron Johnson singles, and the CD compilation Great Leap Forward.
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It was an impossible goal, of course, but Mao had the power to force the world's largest society to try. The results, unfortunately, were catastrophic. Between 1958 and 1960, millions of Chinese citizens were moved onto communes. Some were sent to farming cooperatives, while others worked in small manufacturing.
Less punchy and immediately likable than the previous album, this one requires more of an effort from the listener without providing more rewards, but it remains a good entry in the group's discography.
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|A1||How To Be Successful In A World Of Failure||4:42|
|A2||Honours In Spades||4:51|
|A3||May God Forgive Us For We Are But Women||4:36|
|A4||Haranguing The Boistrous Bufoons||3:56|
|A5||Weddings, Parties, Anything…||4:45|
|B1||Cold In Summer (Groove Mix)
Arranged By – John Crossley
|B2||A Peck On The Cheek||4:36|
|B3||The Nose On The King||3:32|
|B4||Cursing This Audacity||4:07|
|B5||Who Works The Weather (AA Version)||4:45|
- Recorded By – Square Dance, Derby
- Copyright (c) – Screaming Red Music
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Screaming Red Music
- Manufactured By – Revolver
- Distributed By – Revolver
- Engineer – Mandy Worthington
- Instruments – Alan Brown
- Piano, Orchestra – John Crossley
- Producer – Alan Brown , John Crossley
- Written-By – Alan Brown
NotesSleeve artwork by Eileen Cox and Richard Gardner
Live personnel: Alan Brown, Eileen Cox, Maureen Cox, Jon Sargeant
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- Matrix / Runout (A Side): Tolerance
- Matrix / Runout (B Side): Respect
|CULP 001||The Great Leap Forward||Don't Be Afraid Of Change (LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl)||Communications Unique||CULP 001||UK||1988|