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Porcupine Tree


Heavy Prog

4.04 | 123 ratings

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Prog Leviathan
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3 stars A nice improvement over the first "XM", with a stronger set list and improved playing throughout. The band plays their older material with renewed energy on all of the songs, with the inclusion of Gavin Harrison and John Wesley adding new depth to the mix. The sound is similar to that in the first "XM", coming across as very refined and crisp-- sounding nothing like a live album at all, which makes owning this one redundant for the casual fan; however, dedicated fans will enjoy the updated sound to songs like "Hatesong", "Shesmovedon" and "Last Chance...", the latter of which being a vigorous improvement over the studio version.

Setlist 4 Instrumental Performances 4 Stage Energy 2 Live Experience 2

Prog Leviathan | 3/5 |


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