Guilty Pleasures / No. 87
Ok, this one is really embarrassing. In my defence all I can say is the vocals, by David Byron, are sublime, while his strides are just incredible. Not sure what was going on with the barnet though? What’s all that about? The lip-syncing is really dreadful also, but hey, close your eyes and think er, wizardly thoughts.
Funnily enough I went to college with a dude called Gary Heep. I wonder if he was related?
This being the Seventies, we have to make sure the serious rock band credentials are in place :
Album cover by Roger Dean? Check.
Songs about goblins? Check.
Split ends? Check.
Here we go: