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Review: Hodgson shows depth beyond Supertramp hits at Egg show

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Roger Hodgson took a nearly full house at The Egg’s Hart Theatre on a trip Tuesday night down musical memory lane, while throwing in enough curveballs to escape the tired nostalgia act cliches. The former Supertramp frontman and songwriter hit on all the old favorites, of course, “Take the Long Way Home,” “Breakfast in America” (from which this U.S. tour takes its title), “The Logical Song” and “Dreamer” chief among them. With a powerhouse four-piece ...

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October 23, 2013
12:29 a.m.

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I'd never heard Death and a Zoo but I thought it was excellent. Great percuasion as well as the freaky jungle sounds. Probably the best of the tracks from his solo album material. Fools Overture (not an instrumental but a conglomeration of 3 insrumental sections Hodgson had composed) with its interpolated Winston Churchill quote as well as the hymn Jerusalem) was a highlight as was the prog-rock Child of Vision. Great show even though it was only half of Supertramp's repertoire. Supertramp saxophonist Rick Davies has reserved the songs he wrote.