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3.77 | 444 ratings

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2 stars Don't get me wrong, I used to be a great enthousiast of Marillion. I liked them to bits. I even enjoyed and Anaroknophobia.

But since they turned into a shadow of themselves, every album seems and sounds uninspired. FEAR sounds like the guys really don't want to do it anymore. They do it for the fans. Mediocre songs with uninspired musical and vocal contributions.

Mark Kelly and Pete Trewavas are the only ones that sound great. Ian Mosley hasn't played a single drumroll or beat since Interior Lulu that held me in awe. He sounds tired and washed out. The same goes for Steve Rothery, where are the heartbreaking and goosebumpy solos like on Easter or Ocean Cloud?

And Steve Hogarth sings really forced. He takes the leadrole and he's always singing, never giving the band a chance to come with nice instrumental passages. He never really was a good singer, but he had soul and emotion. Now it all seems gone.

The last great record the band made was Less is More and with pain in my heart, I must admit that Marillion doesn't do it for me anymore. Sorry guys.

Kingsnake | 2/5 |


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