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COMM (The Tangent album)

COMM is the sixth studio album released by progressive rock group The Tangent. The album features five tracks and two bonus tracks. The bonus track "The Spirit Of The Net" was a demo for the original COMM album and the starting point for this album. "Watcher Of The Skies" is a fictional live get together in the early 1970s performed for fun by Andy Tillison, Jonathan Barrett, Pete Greenwood and Phil Bernia. Pete Greenwood and Phil Bernia are members of SEYES Yes tribute band.

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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 23, 2011
Recordedat MBL & Great Image Studios Cheshire UK Autumn 2010 - Spring 2011
GenreProgressive rock
LabelInside Out
ProducerAndy Tillison, Luke Machin and Paul Brow
The Tangent chronology
Going Off On Two
Le Sacre Du Travail
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]


Track listingEdit

  1. "The Wiki Man" (Tillison) – 20:14
i) "Prologue"
ii) "The Wiki Man"
iii) "Competition Watershed"
iv) "Edit Me Out"
v) "Car Boot Sale"
vi) "The Wiki Man (reprise)"
  1. "The Mind's Eye" (Tillison) – 8:13
  2. "Shoot Them Down" (Barrett) – 6:45
  3. "Tech Support Guy" (Tillison) – 5:51
  4. "Titanic Calls Carpathia" (Tillison) – 16:31
i) "The Milpond"
ii) "Titanic Calls Carpathia"
iii) "Lovell Calls Houston"
iv) "Lost Soul Calls Antares"
v) "Fire In Our Fingers"
vi) "Earth Calling Anyone"

Limited Edition: bonus tracksEdit

  1. "The Spirit Of The Net (Demo)" – 4:44
  2. "Fantasy Bootleg (Watcher Of The Skies)" – 5:52


Special guestsEdit

  • Andrew Roussak – piano/synth solo on "Competition Watershed"


  • Ed Unitsky – front cover artwork
  • Thomas Ewerhard – Artwork finishing
  • Chris Walkden, Neil Palfreyman, Paul Johnson, Timo Groenendaal, Antonio De Sarno, Jessica Wenlock-Smith, Jorge Castillo – photos


  1. ^ O'Brien, Jon. "Comm - The Tangent | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic".

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