By 1978 when prog rock in general was basically exterminated, Jorm soldiered on in the same grandiose but obsolent style as usual. This time the grand epic was the closing "Almost human", dealing with the withering of one's origins and thus effectively bookmarked the end of the band's progressive route. Well, apart from the brief "Hemmavid" which is the only song they ever sung in their native language, and which sort of marks a timely appendix well in tune with the late 70's surroundings. Another interesting nationalistic touch is the interpretation of Wilhelm Peterson-Berger's "Sommarsång" which works well within the context as an instrumental interlude. Interestingly, the band was approached in releasing "Before you pretend to agree" as a single, although in an abbreviated version in order to gain airplay. The band refused though, and once again the album remained in the backwater.
released October 1, 1978
Jonathan Andersson - lead vocals, flute, acoustic guitar
Christian Skogh - bass guitar, backing vocals
Stefan Holmér - lead guitar, backing vocals
Patrik Mårtensson - organ, Mellotron, piano, synthesizer
Allan Vith - drums, percussion
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