Imperial Drag: S/T 
Opener "Zodiac Sign" kicks it off with a frenzied riff, a pop hook buried under relentless energy; "Boy Or A Girl" is more mid-tempo glam rock, from the the sneaky Sweet-inspired groove to the lyrical theme; and, later on, "Spyder" conjures 70s hard rock like Bad Company with a dose of Bowie, while "Stare Into The Sun" is an almost proggy T. Rex vamp. Meanwhile, "Man In The Moon" turns it down a notch, a spacier Ziggy Stardust vibe modernized for 90s ears; and "'Breakfast' By Tiger" is as close as it gets to straight power pop.
I wouldn't call it a great lost classic (I'm more partial to Manning's less hard-rocking, more pop-oriented solo work), but it's a cool listen, an opportunity to crank up the speakers for something that breaks from more predictable 90s alt.rock fare.
"Boy Or A Girl" video:...and "Zodiac Sign":
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