Wednesday, September 19, 2012


Andromeda was a blend of psychedelic, progressive, jazz and hard rock power trio which lasted only enough to release one album. It is considered a proto-prog band. They were formed back in '68, by John Du Cann, after the break of his previous band, The Attack. Du Cann (guitar), along with Mick Hawksworth (bass) and Jack Collins (drums), recorded a psychedelic rock project named The Five Day Week Straw People, being a concept album much praised by collectors nowadays. After recording this project, the three decided to form a band, that was called Andromeda.  Read more here