Thursday, October 25, 2007

Peter Hammill

Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill (born 5 November 1948) is an English singer-songwriter, and a founding member of progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. Most noted for his vocal abilities, his main instruments are guitar and piano. He also acts as a record producer for his own recordings, and occasionally for other artists.

Friday, 2 September 1983, "Kleine Zaal", 23:15 - 0015

Line up
Peter Hamill – vocals, guitar; John Ellis – guitar; Guy Evans – drums

Set list
01 Patient (8:03)
02 The future now (3:52)
03 Last frame (7:28)
04 The comet, the course, the tail (7:30)
05 Don't tell me (5:21)
06 Porton down (5:23)
07 Empress's clothes (5:23)
08 The jargon king (3:05)
09 The second hand (7:24)
10 The sphinx in the face (5:56)
11 Stranger still (5:39)

A complete audience recording exists, released as a bootleg, not sure if this is a commercial (silver) disc or a cdr ( Partially broadcast on radio, as well as an interview.
I have tracks 01 – 03 from a radio broadcast, get them here:

Other info

Article from official festival booklet

Article from Vinyl magazine (1983/11) briefly mentioning Pandora's (

Article from Oor magazine (1983/22), briefly mentioning Pandora's (

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