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|2. The Decay Of Cities|
|3. On The Raft|
|4. Falling Away|
|5. Gretel's Tale|
|6. Look Back|
|7. Half The Sky|
|8. Viva Pa Ubu|
|9. Look Back (Alt)|
Highly recommended to music lovers, maniacs and avant garde / prog music fans all over the world!!
Others will call this album pretentious, heartless, overly technical, masturbatory, and any other lazy insult they can dig up from the mud.
Like all of their albums, the music on Western Culture is highly disciplined yet is almost anarchic at points.
This is the only album by Henry Cow I've listened to, but I'm already in love. If you listen to it on;y once it'll probably put you off, but only because it's so far removed from... Read morePublished on September 5, 2010 by Lane Powell
Oops, I accidentally submitted a review for a Jimmy Buffett greatest hits album for Henry Cow's Western Culture. Read morePublished on January 9, 2009 by B. E Jackson
Although previous works by this band could be more appreciated by 'prog' music fans, to me this is like the final accomplished sound/concept they were looking for. Read morePublished on June 13, 2008 by Speedy
This last studio recording with Henry Cow deserves far more attention then it usually gets. The arrangements are absolutely awesome. Read morePublished on April 13, 2006 by J. Gustavson
This is the last official Henry Cow album from the 1970's. It is a good record, but the ESD 1995 pressing in very tinny. Read morePublished on June 20, 2005 by Carl Johnson
My mother brought me this album when i was 18 or 19 , from a trip she made to NY. I had read about Henry Cow but had never heard them before. Boy, was i in for a shock! Read morePublished on February 3, 2003 by miguel hiraldo
Henry Cow is undeniably an acquired taste. As a long time fan, I cite " In Praise of Learning" & Desperate Straights" as two of my all time favorite albums. Read morePublished on December 19, 2002 by JNC
.....as evidenced by the little "war" going on between Mr. Plantation, Florida and Mr. Rubidium84. Read morePublished on July 31, 2002
If you live in Nebraska, where the highlight of a fun filled evening might be going down to the local bakery and watching the Cheeze-Wiz dry on the pastry, then I suppose you would... Read morePublished on May 7, 2002