Kuře v hodinkách by Flamengo – A classic Czech rock LP revisited


Photo: SupraphonPhoto: Supraphon The prog-fusion LP Kuře v hodinkách (Chicken in the Watch) by Flamengo, which was reissued this year on the 40th anniversary of its original release, is regarded as one of the greatest albums in the history of Czech rock. Looking back at its genesis, the group’s leader at the time, Vladimír Mišík, says Flamengo were in the form of their lives when they recorded Kuře v hodinkách, whose replacement lyrics by a regime-approved poet helped lift the project to a higher level.