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EMERSON LAKE & PALMER

Emerson Lake & Palmer

 

Symphonic Prog

4.23 | 1399 ratings

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JR222
4 stars Although i have more interest in albums like Trilogy or Brian salad surgery, this one was a big start for one of the giants of prog rock. At that point, they had only performed at the Isle & Wight festival, so people were all waiting to see what the band could do.

"The barbarian" makes you take notice of what kind of material the band is using and what you are going to get from them. "Take a pebble" and "Knife-edge" are the two best tracks on the album. "Lucky man" was the last minute song and is what put the band on the map as composers, although it is not my favorite song. "Tank" is a good song and it's interesting to have a drum solo, maybe it's too long but a great addition to the album which introduced the real capacities of Carl Palmer. "The three fates" is good, but i could have gone through the album without it.

I recommand this album to people who knows the band. Though it is really good, i don't think it's a good start for new fans.

JR222 | 4/5 |

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