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GENTLE GIANT

Gentle Giant

 

Eclectic Prog

3.95 | 1257 ratings

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Woon
5 stars In my first sentence I can only slightly repeat what one of the respected reviewers (namely, Marcelo) had already written. The best. For me this is absolutely the greatest of their albums where you just see no flaws (apart from too long drum solo, surely). It listens on one breath, one wink of an eye.

This is to me the greatest debut rock album ever released (with Queen's debut being next, more flawed, more immature).

I totally love the neverending diversity of hard boogie, progressive rock ballad, touching neo classic/neo music hall, progressive title song and the wind horror tune put into one pack of 37 minutes duration. It would take a few albums of Yes to deal with such abundancy, actually.

This is an ideal example of what must the ideal progressive rock sound like. It must sound respective, respectable, humane, humouristic, complex and well played. The friendly face of a kind-eyed giant (as well as the concept of the gentle giant) matters much more than any morbid unnatural sick muzzles the world was yet to see, or whatever... Or whatever...

Woon | 5/5 |

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