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Harem Scarem - Pilgrims Progress (aztec CD)

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Track Listing
Last Stand Man
Miracle Mile
Open Up And Bleed
Run On Down The Line
Animal Tracks
Cold Change
Pilgrim’s Progress
Hard Rain
Let Me In
Bonus Tracks:
Dead Of The Night (B side to Miracle Mile single)
Sweet Thing (B side to Hard Rain single)
Pilgrim’s Progress (Live)
Let Me In (Live)
Dogman (title track of 1984 EP)
Love Attraction (from Asleep at the Wheel, 1984)

Harem Scarem emerged from Melbourne's mid-80's indie scene, but, it could be argued, were closer in sound to classic Australian blues-rock from a decade before (Dingoes, Coloured Balls, Chain, Rose Tattoo etc.). Their sound was infused with a heady mix of punk spirit and Stax soul that also made them contemporaries of the likes of The Gun Club and the Beasts Of Bourbon.

Harem Scarem first appeared on the Melbourne Psychobilly compilation “Asleep at the Wheel”. They soon developed (via the “Dogman” EP and some key line-up changes) into a powerhouse live act, where Christopher Marshall's extraordinary, passionate vocals combined with Charlie Marshall's stonesy guitar.

With the classic line-up of the Marshall brothers, Barry Palmer (guitar), Glen Sheldon (bass), Peter Jones (drums) and Chris Wilson (harmonica & sax), the band went into the studio with producer John Archer (Hunters & Collectors) and emerged with this, their masterful 1986 album: Pilgrim's Progress.

Package Contents
Collectors 6 panel digi-pak packaging with booklet.