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THE SINGLES

Magenta

 

Neo-Prog

3.03 | 26 ratings

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Tarcisio Moura
Prog Reviewer
3 stars A real treat for fans of Magenta, xpecially for overseas fans like me. Many Magenta´s key songs were released as singles only and are hard to find. Now they are all put together in one CD, almost all of them newly recorded. This is a great idea, since the new versions are very close to the originals ones most of the time, but they were also better recorded and produced.

Also an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to know this fantastic band from UK, The Singles is way beyond fans and collectors of their early staff: it shows that everything´s not lost in the UK prog scene. Magenta is one of the great new prog bands of the millenium and should get the credit for it. I wouln´t call this CD essential or masterpiece, but it is a great showcase for Rob Reed habilities as a songwriter and for the band as a whole as musicians, specially Christina Booth, one of the best female singers in the prog scene today. Rate: 3,4 stars.

Tarcisio Moura | 3/5 |

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