Not as Good as the Book
|Not as Good as the Book|
|Studio album by The Tangent|
|Released||March 3, 2008|
|Recorded||January 2006 - November 2007|
|The Tangent chronology|
Not as Good as the Book is the fourth studio album released by progressive rock group The Tangent. The Special Edition of the album includes a 100-page novella by Andy Tillison with illustrations by Antoine Ettori.
All words and music written by Andy Tillison.
Disc one - A Crisis in Mid-Life
- "A Crisis in Mid-Life" – 7:13
- "Lost in London 25 Years Later" – 7:33
- "The Ethernet" – 10:13
- "Celebrity Purée" – 3:43
- "Not as Good as the Book" – 8:54
- "A Sale of Two Souls" – 7:16
- "Bat Out of Basildon" – 5:54
Disc two - Throwing Metal at the Sky
- "Part One - Four Egos One War" – 21:15
- I. Ours
- II. Theirs (incl. Ours Reprise)
- III. His
- IV. Mine
- "Part Two - The Full Gamut" – 22:43
- I. The D599
- II. Gothenburg
- III. Last Tango
- IV. Studio Tan
- V. Not a Drill
- VI. Southend on Sea
- VII. The A1 North of Paris
- VIII. Four Last Days
- IX. The D599 & The A61
"Four Egos One War" originally performed by Parallel or 90 Degrees.
- Andy Tillison – organ, piano, Moog synthesizer, guitars and vocals
- Guy Manning – acoustic guitar, mandolin, bouzouki and vocals
- Jonas Reingold – bass guitar
- Jaime Salazar – drums
- Theo Travis – saxophone and flute
- Jakko Jakszyk – guitars and vocals
Cover artwork by Antoine Ettori
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