‘Genius’ gets thrown about a lot these days. But what does it mean?
Originality? Greatness? Vision?
Annette Peacock has all of those in spades. She was doing synthesizer music in the 60s, as she was given a prototype synth by Robert Moog of all people!
This one is, broadly speaking, Jazz-Fusion. It has elements of rock and funk, woven into a 14 minute odyssey of improvisational brilliance and easy grooves.
Not many people can get away with these sort of spoken word lyrics on a long track like this. Annette Peacock can. She exudes calm, cool style.
The song was released in 1979 on The Perfect Release. In my opinion, she’s criminally underrated…