Klaatu was a Canadian symphonic art-pop trio that issued four 1973–75 singles, compiled with further material on their 1976 Daffodil–Capitol album 3:47 E.S.T. Rumored to be The Beatles, Klaatu’s members retained their anonymity on the 1977–80 albums Hope, Sir Army Suit, and Endangered Species, then unmasked on their 1981 swan song Magentalane. Members: Terry Draper […]

Klaatu ‎– Sir Army Suit (1978)

Sir Army Suit is the third album by Canadian orchestral/art-pop band Klaatu, released in 1978 on Daffodil/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “A Routine Day” (3:07) A2. “Juicy Lucy” (3:36) A3. “Everybody Took a Holiday” (2:57) A4. “Older” (3:13) A5. “Dear Christine” (3:50) B1. “Mister Manson” (4:13) B2. “Tokeymore Field” (3:25) B3. “Perpetual Motion Machine” (3:14) B4. “Cherie” […]

Klaatu ‎– 3:47 E.S.T. (1976)

3:47 E.S.T. is the debut album by Canadian symphonic/art-pop band Klaatu, released in 1976 on Daffodil. The album was eponymously titled in the U.S., where it was issued on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft” (7:10) A2. “California Jam” (3:03) A3. “Anus of Uranus” (3:18) A4. “Sub-Rosa Subway” (4:34) B1. “True Life Hero” […]

Klaatu – Hope (1977)

Hope is the second album by Canadian symphonic-rock/pop band Klaatu, released in 1977 on Daffodil/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “We’re Off You Know” (4:00) A2. “Madman” (2:36) A3. “Around the Universe in Eighty Days” (4:53) A4. “Long Live Politzania” (9:05) B1. “The Loneliest of Creatures” (3:41) B2. “Prelude” (5:43) B3. “So Said the Lighthouse Keeper” (5:48) B4. “Hope” […]