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  • Format: CD
  • Label: Gonzo
  • Genre: Progressive

Les Contes du Singe Fou (roughly translated, Tales of the Mad Monkey) is a progressive rock album by Clearlight, released in 1976 on Isadora Records in France.

Returning again to France, Clearlight turned to conceptual space rock with science fiction lyrics. (The lyrics do not have anything to do with a mad monkey, however.) Les Contes du Singe Fou is the only Clearlight album in which vocals and lyrics play a significant role. In reverse of the previous album, the title is in French, but all lyrics are in English. This is not apparent from the cover, which contains no song titles on the outside. English Lyrics with French translations are printed on the cover's gatefold. Musically, the album contains psychedelic, new age, and jazz fusion elements.

Tracks:

La Cle (The Key

Outsider/Trip To The Orient

Lightsleeper's Despair

Soliloque

Time Skater

Prelude

Countdown To Eternity

Stargazer

Return To The Source