Eye Q – Please The Nation

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This album was part of the Now-Again Reserve Edition subscription series.

The Effect Of Heavy Music: Rock Music And Revolution In 70s Zimbabwe.

A trio of authors collaborate here to tell the Eye Q story, and to investigate the genesis of the heavy rock scene under Ian Smith’s racist, oppressive government, and its dissipation after Zimbabwe’s liberation.


Side A
Please The Nation
Angel Face
I Am Selfish
No More Crying
Making Life Out Of Music

Side B
Walking Down The Street
Rock & Roll Soul
Lovely Lady
Worthless Woman
Looking For The Day

Side C – Beginning Album
No More Crying
Good Turning Bad

Side D –Beginning Album
I Am Selfish
Are You Satisfied
Worthless Woman
Rock & Roll Soul
Waiting For The Chance

Side E
Something Different
When You Talk To Me
Palm Palm

Side F
Changamire Ndaneta
Chido Changu
Rock ‘N Roll Band

This anthology produced by Eothen Alapatt and Matthew Shechmeister
Associate production by Albert Nyathi and Cuthbert Maziwa.
Research and liner notes by Matthew Shechmeister, with contributions and edits by Albert Nyathi, Torii MacAdams and Eothen Alapatt.
Restoration and remastering by Jason Bitner, with vinyl and tape transfers in Zimbabwe done by Matthew Shechmeister and transfers in Los Angeles done by Ben Lowrie.
Art direction by Errol Richardson.

LP, CD, Digital. Originally issued as part of the Now-Again Reserve Subscription Service. 2021. NA5225.