Although credited to Blackmore, Gillan, Glover and Lord, "Nasty Piece Of Work" appears to have been written by Roger Glover, the lyrics anyway. According to the band's biographer Michael Heatley, Ian Gillan said, "I've no idea about who." About the only thing that can be said about it - without someone suing for defamation - is that it is neither autobiographic nor about a band member.
Running to 4 minutes 43 seconds, this slightly uptempo number is Track 8 on the 1993 album The Battle Rages On...>>
Suggestion credit: Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2
"Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is about a revolution, but it doesn't have a happy ending, since in the end the new regime becomes just like the old one. Pete Townshend thought that whoever was in power was destined to become corrupt.
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.