This is not safe music and its creators do not aim to comfort audiences with by-the-numbers recreations… Well, well, well!' quips Peter Hammill as the legendary Van Der Graaf Generator wanders onto a stage in Bath in the late winter of 2022. Within seconds they are summoning art from thin air with the dizzyingly complex..
Van der Graaf Generator were one of the most original and inspiring bands of the 1970s. When Peter Hamill, Hugh Banton, Guy Evans and David Jackson announced their reformation in 2005 to perform concerts and to record a new album, it took many by surprise, but the group proved they were still making relevant and..
A lavish 20-disc Box — 'The Charisma Years Box' comprising 17 CDs and 3 Blu Ray discs — covers Van Der Graaf Generator's entire recorded works for Charisma Records, including previously unreleased tracks and previously unreleased footage. And brand new Stereo and Surround Sound remixes. Single releases — Refugees (Single Version), Killer (New Stereo Mix),..
I was once referred to as “the Shirley Bassey of the Underground”. Then and now I’m happy to live with that. Curious was the news that P.J.A. Hammill, esteemed and prolific British songsmith, had announced at the age of 72 that he was releasing an album consisting entirely of other people's compositions. What should not..