With founder/bassist Andy Fraser replaced by bassist Busta Cherry Jones and keyboard player Nick Judd, the band returned with their sophomore release - 1974's "Jab It In Yore Eye". Co-produced by Peter Jenning and guitarist Chris Spedding, this time around the spotlight was clearly on Parsons who again handled vocals, but was credited with writing, or co-writing sight of the nine tracks (the only non-Parsons effort being Jones' 'Baby Shone a Line'). Stylistically material like 'Just Like a Fever ', 'Baby Shine A Light' and 'Cocaine Blues' wasn't a major change in direction with most of the nine selection fitting in the Free/Bad Company AOR mode. Parson's strained vocals remained an acquired taste with several performances reminding me of Joe Cocker's tortured vocal stylings. Like the debut this set also lacked a truly commercial song that could've broken the band to a wider audience. The closest thing to a commercial song was 'Kung Fu'. Elsewhere with it's reggae base rhythm pattern being so different from the rest of the set, 'Rain or Shine' may have been the standout track.
Though it did little for sales, the band toured the UK and the States in support of the album throughout late 1973 and early 1974. Returning to the UK they started work on a third album, tentatively entitled "Music Breakout". Things quickly turned to crap. Original drummer Simon was fired with former Glecoe drummer Stuart Francis brought in as a replacement. Jones then quit, reappearing in the American band White Lightening. If that wasn't enough Island management was unhappy with the band's newly recorded material and refused to release it. By the end of the year the group was history.
Parsons reappeared as a member of The Baker-Gurvitz Army and then struck out as a solo act.
Spedding became an in-demand sessions player and recorded some solo material.
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