1. Popular Avant-Garde? Renegotiating Tradition
2. Wave That Flag: An Apolitical Band
3. Crashes in Space: Aspects of Improvisation
Coda: Listening for the Secret
Ulf Olsson is Professor of Comparative Literature at Stockholm University, Sweden.
"...presents a complex but rounded picture of a band that was both
deeply traditional yet genuinely avant-garde, fiercely independent
yet-at least in its latter years-undeniably mainstream, apolitical
yet politically challenging."
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