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3.32 | 63 ratings

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erik neuteboom
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3 stars Well, last week I wrote a review on this site about Pendragon their latest effort, the DVD entitled Past And Present. Then I discovered that I still had not reviewed their first effort, this mini-LP. I remember vividly that I bought it when it was just released in the days that Fish Marillion ruled. They speerheaded the neo-prog rock movement with IQ as second best but in my opinion Pendragon should be considered as the inventor of neo-prog rock because Pendragon sound more neo-prog than the more symphonic prog inspired Marillion and IQ: more pure rock elements, a more accessible and straight-forward sound, more head-and- tail guitar - and keyboard soli and more song-oriented compositions. After all those years I am still delighted about the four compostions on this mini-LP: very melodic and pleasant atmospheres, strong soli on guitar and keyboards (great Minimoog flights) and I still love Nick his vocals. If you take a look at the Past And Present DVD you will notice that keyboard player Nick Carter delivers an splendid job after all those years, full circle!! My rating: 3,5 stars.
erik neuteboom | 3/5 |


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