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TRISECTOR

Van Der Graaf Generator

 

Eclectic Prog

3.52 | 348 ratings

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lanfear
4 stars The return of VDGG is indeed a welcome event, especially as they deliver albums that rival their past achievements in terms of songwriting and execution.

Some might say that there are tracks here that don't sound like VDGG. It's not just about the absence of the Jackson instruments from the soundscape. I agree, however it's worth remembering that several songs on earlier VDGG albums don't sound anything like VDGG either! They've always experimented with sounds and songwriting approach, so it's only fair that they should continue that way. Furthermore, I like most of the non-traditional songs here; there are some fairly riffy and brooding pieces here that are hypnotic in a way that we recognise, even though the sound may be a bit of a surprise.

The more traditional VDGG tunes are to my ears on level with some of their best stuff, but I hesitate to give the album the 5 stars. Ask me one year from now and I'll tell you if I think it's a Masterpiece, but after a couple of spins I feel no hesitation to award the 4/5.

Highly recommended!

lanfear | 4/5 |

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