Rare Bird was a Founded in 1969, British progressive rock band from Birmingham. The music of the first two albums was dominated by keyboards, guitars could not be used. should now show Cherry Red re-release of the first LP "Rare Bird" from the year 1969. Among the album highlights include the hit singles "Sympathy" and " Devil's High Concern. " This new edition has been expanded completely remastered and two bonus tracks.
Rare Bird are Perhaps best remembered for having the distinction of being the first act to be released on Tony Stratton Smith's gloriously eclectic label Charisma records (ie, the home of Genesis, The Nice and Van Der Graaf Generator to name but a few) and for Their excellent 1970 hit single 'Sympathy'. Like fellow future Charisma stable mates Van Der Graaf Generator, Rare Bird what Formed around the principle of keyboard dominated progressive rock Which eschewed the use of guitars. In December 1969 Their eponymous debut album released to great critical acclaim what, (thus becoming a U.S. Billboard chart hit) and what Followed in January 1970 by the release of 'Sympathy' b / w 'Devil's High Concern'. The single reached the UK Top 30 and was a subsequent offer major hit Throughout Europe.
H.-J. Günther in Good Times 1/08: "Rare Bird played a decidedly sophisticated prog mostly very dark coloring and formulated their peculiar, dominated by keyboards, but outcoming without guitar sound out to the last detail 'Rare Bird' brings." Sympathy "in stereo and mono, to hit such as "Iceberg", "Beautiful Scarlet" and "God of War". 'As Your Mind Flies By' got even better and has its peak in the 20-minute "Flight", a reference title of the prog-rock. "