The Logical Song – Supertramp (1979)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl record art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the 1979 hit, The Logical Song by  Supertramp. The record was released in 1979, on the A&M record label and has been reworked into a silhouette of the human head showing the brain.

A great framed gift for a friend or family member who is a fan of Supertramp,  Logic, Soft Rock, Human Biology or has a special memory linked to the song.

Presented in a black wooden box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: The Logical Song
Media Artist/s: Supertramp
Record Label: A&M
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1970s
Genre: Rock / Soft Rock

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Additional information about this, Supertramp vinyl art.

Supertramp – The Artist

Supertramp were an English rock band formed in London in 1969. Marked by the individual songwriting of founders Roger Hodgson (vocals, keyboards, guitar) and Rick Davies (vocals, keyboards), they are distinguished for blending progressive rock and pop styles and for their use of Wurlitzer electric piano and saxophone. The group’s line-up changed numerous times throughout their career, with Davies the only consistent member. Other longtime members included bassist Dougie Thomson, drummer Bob Siebenberg, and saxophonist John Helliwell. The band were initially a full-fledged prog-rock group, but starting with their third album Crime of the Century (1974), they maintained a more pop-oriented sound. They reached their commercial peak with 1979’s Breakfast in America, which yielded the international top 10 singles “The Logical Song”, “Breakfast in America”, “Goodbye Stranger” and “Take the Long Way Home”. Their other top 40 hits included “Dreamer” (1974), “Give a Little Bit” (1977) and “It’s Raining Again” (1982).

The Logical Song – The Song

“The Logical Song” is a 1979 song performed by the English rock group Supertramp. The song was released as the lead single from their sixth studio album, Breakfast in America (1979), in March 1979 by A&M Records. “The Logical Song” is Supertramp’s biggest hit in the United States and the United Kingdom. “The Logical Song” was written primarily by Roger Hodgson, the lyric based on his experience of being sent away to boarding school for ten years. Hodgson has said of the song’s meaning: “‘The Logical Song’ was born from my questions about what really matters in life. Throughout childhood we are taught all these ways to be and yet we are rarely told anything about our true self. We are taught how to function outwardly, but not guided to who we are inwardly. We go from the innocence and wonder of childhood to the confusion of adolescence that often ends in the cynicism and disillusionment of adulthood. In ‘The Logical Song,’ the burning question that came down to its rawest place was ‘please tell me who I am,’ and that’s basically what the song is about. I think this eternal question continues to hit such a deep chord in people around the world and why it stays so meaningful.

The Human Brain – The Shape

This record has been modelled into the silhouette of the human head showing the human brain. The human brain is the central organ of the human nervous system, and with the spinal cord makes up the central nervous system. The brain consists of the cerebrum, the brainstem and the cerebellum. It controls most of the activities of the body, processing, integrating, and coordinating the information it receives from the sense organs, and making decisions as to the instructions sent to the rest of the body. The brain is contained in, and protected by, the skull bones of the head.

 

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm
Artist Formation

Group / Band

Decade

70's

Gender

Male

Nationality

English

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