Have I got good news for you!
First: the following albums, released in 1983, are as close to WWII as to the present day:
- Billy Joel: An Innocent Man
- Police: Synchronicity
- Marillion: Script for a Jester’s Tear
- U2: War
- Genesis: Genesis
- David Bowie: Let’s Dance
Three years ago, I posted about an early 1990s heavy metal band, Metal Jester, whose singer Richard Whitbread had also been our singer in Anne Heap of Frogs. Since then, I’ve heard from Simon, the lead guitarist, as well as Martyn, who at one point auditioned to be the bassist. Simon sent me a bunch more material, and, well, here it is!