Time to Suck
|Time to Suck|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||EMI Studios, Johannesburg|
|Genre||Progressive rock, hard rock, psychedelic rock, heavy metal|
41:44 (2001 reissue)
|Producer||Clive Calder, Julian Laxton|
An outtake from the session, a cover of "War Pigs" by Black Sabbath, was released on the compilation Rock Today with the Big Heavies! in 1972, alongside "Aimless Lady", "21st Century Schizoid Man" and "The Whip".
|1.||"Aimless Lady"||Grand Funk Railroad||3:18|
|2.||"21st Century Schizoid Man"||King Crimson||4:51|
|3.||"Season of the Witch"||Donovan||9:56|
|4.||"Sin's a Good Man's Brother"||Grand Funk Railroad||3:41|
|5.||"I'll Be Creeping"||Free||3:23|
|7.||"Into the Fire"||Deep Purple||3:21|
|9.||"War Pigs" (Bonus track on 2001 CD reissue)||Black Sabbath||7:18|
"Aimless Lady" was released as a single in 1971, with "The Whip" on the B side. On the vinyl editions of Time to Suck, "Sin's a Good Man's Brother" begins side B.
The album was initially only released in South Africa and France. The French edition's cover had the colours inverted. The first official CD release came in 2001 on Fresh Music with the bonus track "War Pigs". In 2002, a label called Progressive Line purportedly operating out of Australia released its own CD version of Time to Suck. German label Shadoks reissued it in 2009 on CD and vinyl, the first vinyl issue of the album since 1970. The vinyl editions came with a 33 1/3 rpm 7" containing the track "War Pigs".
- Andrew Ionnides – vocals, flute
- Stephen Gilroy – guitar
- Louis Forer – bass
- Saverio Grande – drums