Bear in mind that there’s loads of indulgent wank in these records.
Still, better indulgent wank than British Sea Power.
Better anything than British Sea Power.
Actually, wasn’t it the anaemic, resolutely non-indulgent tedium of ‘regressive rock’ (Reynolds) that led to the partial rehabilitation of Prog. On the grounds that like, it might have been bad, but nothing can be as bad as this.