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Gentle Giant


Eclectic Prog

3.96 | 1298 ratings

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3 stars Fine debut effort by one of the seminal bands of early progressive rock, this record falls short of masterpiece due to the roughness of the production and because of the fact that the band has not yet found a clear musical direction. Hard rock is clearly evident on this recording. Blues and folky elements are additionally heard. The musical virtuosity is apparent. Vocals are excellent. Much of what would make this band great on future recordings can be heard, however, it lacks the production and cohesiveness of much of that later output. Neither Gentle Giant's best recording nor a defining moment in music, this recording nevertheless is an fine contribution to the progressive rock catalog. It rates 3.25/ 5 stars.


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