Roger Hodgson joins us to discuss 1974’s ‘Crime of the Century.’ Supertramp’s breakthrough album returns as a deluxe reissue in December.
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‘I never dreamt that Supertramp would continue': Roger Hodgson tries to reclaim his songwriting legacy
Roger Hodgson says, at one time, he loved the anonymity of being in Supertramp. Fast forward a few decades, and he’s left to rebuild a separate legacy — even as few people associate him with his own hit songs.
Roger Hodgson tells Dave Richards of GoErie.com that fans are favorably comparing a new tour to his career-making work with Supertramp.
Yes bassist Chris Squire recently participated in the all-star Cleopatra Records tribute to Supertramp called Songs of the Century, but it’s not his first intersection with the band.
Supertramp’s golden era is generally understood to have been between 1974-79, spanning Crime of the Century through Breakfast in America. Perhaps predictably, none of our selections come from that period.
On this special edition of Something Else Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over Supertramp co-founder Roger Hodgson
At the turn of the 1980s, Roger Hodgson and Supertramp were coming off a blockbuster album in Breakfast in America that had just spent 15 weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. By the end of the decade, he was out of music.
Roger Hodgson’s long-awaited U.S. tour — his first solo appearances since 1983 — is giving him the chance to do something that Supertramp never did: Establish his own name.
Roger Hodgson, the voice of Supertramp, will embark on his Breakfast in America Tour next month, kicking off with two sold out shows at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif.
Supertramp was many things over its too-brief period of hitmaking — art-rockish proggers, post-Beatle popsters, kinda-classical rockers, memory-defining radio monoliths. There was much to love as they moved, over the course of the early-1970s to the early-1980s, from the esoteric to the very top of the charts