Van der Graaf Generator

Van der Graaf Generator is an English progressive rock band, formed in 1967 in Manchester by singer-songwriter Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith. Unique among “prog” rock bands, they became considerably popular in Italy during the 1970s. Their distinctive and dynamic vocals combined with electronically treated saxophones, thick chordal keyboard parts and jazz-like drumming, compels this band to explore a complete range of phonaesthetics and time signatures throughout.

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