Review of Rock And A Hard
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“We’re pragmatic, we know we’ll never be rock stars,” singer Simon
‘Mongo’ Hall told a highly responsive audience at the Rock And Blues
Custom show earlier this summer. He’s probably correct, but there will
always be a place for a band as unremittingly entertaining as the
Many wrongly assumed the veteran Brits would fold
when man-mountain frontman Garry ‘Flabby’ Dalloway died last year.
Instead, Hall – possessed of equally formidable girth and charisma –
seizes the mic for a fourth album of wide-tread, souped-up
dragster-blues. Although it doesn’t quite match the group’s unmissable
live show, there are at least half a dozen great, hook-laden ditties on
this 11-song CD, including Heartbreaker, Animal, Headstrong and the
surging, chest-beating title cut.