Of Queues and Cures

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Of Queues and Cures
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Studio album by National Health
ReleasedDecember 1978
RecordedJuly 1978 at Ridge Farm Studio
GenreJazz fusion, progressive rock, avant-garde jazz, psychedelic rock, art rock
LabelEsoteric Records
ProducerMike Dunne
National Health chronology
National Health
Of Queues and Cures
D.S. Al Coda

Of Queues and Cures (also identified as Of Queues & Cures) is the second album recorded by the progressive rock and jazz fusion group National Health, one of the last representatives of the artistically prolific Canterbury scene.

Track listing[edit]

1."The Bryden Two-Step (For Amphibians), Pt. 1"Dave Stewart8:54
2."The Collapso"Stewart6:19
3."Squarer for Maud"John Greaves11:51
4."Dreams Wide Awake"Phil Miller8:50
5."Binoculars"Pip Pyle11:45
7."The Bryden Two-Step (For Amphibians), Pt. 2"Stewart5:31
8."Paracelsus (Excerpt)" (Bonus Track)  
9."The Apocalypso" (Bonus Track)  




Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz(not rated) [2]

The Allmusic review by Dave Lynch awarded the album 4 stars and states "Of Queues & Cures is one of the last and finest examples of the instrumental Canterbury sound on record during the 1970s.".[1]


  1. ^ a b Dave Lynch Allmusic Review.
  2. ^ Kelman, John (30 July 2009). "National Health: National Health / Of Queues and Cures". allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 28 March 2013.