Andrew Bird (from Drowned In Sound): "Language is dead. Long live language. I'm not sure if this is mourning or celebrating the dilution of words. Either way, 'nomenclature' is a great word and needed to be a song."
Pete Townshend never had a #1 UK hit with The Who or as a solo artist, but he did produce and play on a song that hit the top spot there: "Something In The Air" by Thunderclap Newman, a group he assembled.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.