Image Of The Beast

  • This song about greed was inspired by the book of the same title by Philip José Farmer. Pete Brown, who wrote the lyric, said in a Songfacts interview: "It's like a kind of science fiction, pornographic, great Raymond Chandler kind of a book about LA. It's very, very fantastical and very bizarre."
  • The Novum album was issued 50 years after Procol Harum's eponymous debut. It was their first album since The Well's on Fire in 2003, and their first without lyrics by Keith Reid.
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