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LIVE AT THE WALLS

Marillion

 

Neo-Prog

3.56 | 65 ratings

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loserboy
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4 stars For the MARILLION completists out there may I strongly suggest you pick up this little treasure. "Live at the Walls" is another fine product from the fan club based Racket Records label which has put out some real tasty treats. This is a 2 CD set which recreates this very unusual and "a typical" approach by MARILLION who go unplugged and intimate! What makes this so special of a recording is based around its simplicity in both song delivery and reproduction. As you listen to this concert you get a feeling that you are live in the small Welsh restaurant with these fanatical fans watching and interacting with MARILLION throughout. MARILLION re-worked each song on the album individually and the results are actually quite amazing?? Being a big MARILLION fan I always get squeamish when they re-touch their music in anyway, but "Live At The Walls" offers some nice musical adaptations to their songs. Many songs delve into Jazz and Blues structures which actually work quite well. Along the way we are treated to some real surprises including RADIOHEAD's "Fake Plastic Trees", BEATLES - "Blackbird" and a new blues based tune "Abraham, Martin & John". After sampling a few tracks from their website, I had to order this CD immediately and am very glad that I did so . . . get you orders in kids!!!

loserboy | 4/5 |

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