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2.12 | 68 ratings

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Tarcisio Moura
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3 stars Interesting release, as long as you are not expecting anything like their classics, as I actually did. Stphanie Adlington is a trmendous singer that does not try to emulate Annie Haslam, which is quite wise. In fact, she has her very own style and is capable of handling all the early Renaissance songs (hear the acoustic Ocean Gypsy live album and see for yourself).

The album is surely very different and has little resemblense of what Renaissance did in the seventies, except for the last song. Fortunatly it does not try to bring any memories of their 80`s stuff either. Maybe if they chose another name for this band critics and fans would not be that harsh. Most of the record is very good, and the title track is really a great song. I am a big classic Renaisance fan, but I found no trouble listening to this album from start to finish. At least it is no Camera Camera or Timeline.

Good CD, but I can only recommended it to people with open mind and want to know the beautiful voice of Stephanie Ardlington. If you[re looking for the old fashioned Renaissance, go somewhere else.

Tarcisio Moura | 3/5 |


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