In the meantime, Keith Emerson had been making plans to leave the trio and form a new group that would, among other differences, be stronger in the vocal department, but until the spring of he was still playing with the Nice. Amidst this chaos, the group's manager, Tony Stratton-Smithhad kept possession of about three LPs' worth of unreleased tapes by the band, keeping them out Internezzo Karelia Suite - Keith Emerson With The Nice - Keith Emerson With The Nice - Vol.
2 the hands of Immediate and away from that company's creditors of which the group was one. After Emerson 's departure, he released the first of the group's posthumous albums, Five Bridgeswhich had been recorded late in -- Emerson wasn't happy to see the not quite finished project as far as he was concerned out and there were lawsuits, but the album came out, on Mercury Records in America and on Stratton-Smith 's own newly formed Charisma label in England, and it did well -- enough so that Stratton-Smith was back a few months later with Elegya collection of live performances from the Fillmore East augmented with some late studio tracks.
In the long run, despite Emerson 's objections, the material on these two LPs has proved to be some of the group's best -- the concert versions of "America" and "Karelia" run their studio equivalents into the ground, and the live performance of "Hang On to a Dream" is a definitive representation of the group, combining elements of classical, jazz, rock, ragtime, blues, and even Broadway into an extraordinary minute tour de force, not only for Emerson but for bassist Lee Jackson as well.
The rendition of "My Back Pages" here is a complete deconstruction of the song, breaking it into parts for virtuoso instruments and vocalist -- the unfamiliar may well be delighted as well as surprised by the results.
The live Fillmore cuts have some flaws in the original recordings, Superhero (Radio Mix) - Spencer Tarring & Juicy M - Superhero (The Remixes) overloads on volume, but their propulsive energy carries them. And if you listen closely, you can hear riffs and passages that surfaced later on in Tarkus and other ELP works.
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