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4 stars This is the first of four sampler albums released by Think Tank Media, the music label run by keyboard wizard Erik Norlander and vocalist Lana Lane. Aside from one track by Neil Citron, the album consists entirely of tracks from the albums of Lana Lane, Erik Norlander, and his band The Rocket Scientists. This album provides an excellent introduction to the symphonic prog sound provided by these artists. I am familiar with these artists more current catalogue and after listening to these samples I am definitely interested in pursuing the remainder of their catalogue. This album can be purchased directly from the artist's website at an extremely reasonable price. If you are a fan of symphonic prog then I highly recommend that you check out this sampler album because I believe that you will be pleasantly surprised and that it will lead to additional purchases to add to your collection. Erik Norlander is a keyboardist extraordinaire and his music is also highly recommended to fans of Rick Wakeman. Alot of the music that I have heard from Erik is the music that I wish that Rick Wakeman had continued to make.

I should also give some kudos to Lana Lane. If you like female vocals with your progressive rock music then her music would be an excellent addition to your prog rock collection. She sings like an angel.

I believe that this is an excellent addition to any prog music collection because it is one that I definitely enjoy on its own, but it also is an album which will lead me to explore even more progressive rock music and except for the damage it does to the wallet that is always a plus.

rushfan4 | 4/5 |


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