The Jokers – a musical legend in the making, taking rock and roll to the next level. Their original song writing has crafted the influence of classic rock into the new age. If you’re going to start nominating yourself for the intermittently vacant position of rock ’n’ roll standard bearers, you’d better have the sound, the swagger and the songs. Fortunately, The Jokers have all three in large amounts. Dom Lawson (Classic Rock).
The first Cosmic Jokers album (all five were released in a single calendar year) remains a certified kosmische classic, but some of that magic was conspicuously missing the second time around. Obviously the highlights of the studio jams plundered by . Kaiser were reserved for the first LP; this one is a little more fractured and episodic, presented (like much of the best Krautrock) in a pair of monumental side-long tracks but assembled with less underpinning or purpose. But when considering the balance of the Cosmic Jokers catalogue this much is obvious: after the second album . Kaiser should have quit while he was ahead.