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4 stars Such a long time i dont do a review of an album, and this is going to be my first one since then.

To begin with, i do not consider Sylvan as a Neoprog. band, at least in their last two albums, i think they are a nice melodic rock band, with progressive touches, or as they call themselves, a comercial rock band, but with progressive elements.

Presets is, for me, better than porthmouths sylence, i think its more melodic, also a little more simple, but the simplicity of this album is really nice, and gentle with our ears (of course, it is not, britney spears pop).

The weak point of the album is that it is not a regular album, that means, it has really excellent songs, such us One step beyond, Signed away, For one Day, Heal, Transitory times, and the masterpiece of the album, Presets.

The others songs of the album arent bad at all, but I think they are very common, and similar, after a time, they migh seem a little bored.

At last, I think Presets is the real masterpiece of Sylvan, its a great album, really nice to listen lots of times, dont expect something complex as Crimson, VDGG, ELP, or just Genesis; just expect a beautiful album

Nash | 4/5 |


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