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Taking their name from a character in a John Milton masque, Comus is a folk rock band from Beckenham, UK that mixes elements of with the influences of The Pentangle, Fairport Convention and other more traditional folk outfits. The band broke up shortly after releasing their first album, 'First Utterance' (1971), due to its failure commercially. Some of the original members later re-convened for their second album, 'To Keep From Crying' (1974). Once again commercial success eluded the… read more

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  • Avatar for MilitaryTwoStep
    this band is too strong.
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  • Avatar for debrr
    fuckin good
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  • Avatar for KaramAkerfeldt
    Agreed with Echos_Myron. On a sidenote, some of you might appreciate this
  • Avatar for Echos_Myron
    I agree with most of the posters below. Due to my Comus obsession, I have scoured the internet for bands that sound similar to Comus and my conclusion: There is no band like Comus. There are plently of dark, medieval sounding acid folk bands, but nothing approaches the raw intensity of Comus.
  • Avatar for Antikrun
    Why never a song from To Keep From Crying (maybe a self-titled masterpiece) live?
  • Avatar for ThyRedrum
    Comus-->Jethro Tull
  • Avatar for Metalion_SOS
    Jan Dukes de Grey's Rats And Mice In The Cellar sounds pretty similar to First Utterance.
  • Avatar for Ashbad
    @SCREAM109 agreed, it wasn't nearly perfect in every way like First Utterance but I still enjoyed it. I just think they were trying too hard to make a First Utterance 2 rather than something more original

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