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Van Der Graaf Generator


Eclectic Prog

3.51 | 450 ratings

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4 stars Well the wait is over and i can finally sit down and enjoy the newest CD from one of my favorite bands. As soon as this album starts going you feel the difference without David Jackson on the sax, but it's nice because it sets itself aside from the rest of their discography.

The first track on the album is The Hurlyburly a wonderful instrumental to kick things off, nothing more nothing less.

Hammill comes in on Interference Patterns and shows that his voice is still wonderfully chaotic, and that a catchy song can be a great song.

The Final Reel along with Lifetime both sound like songs would be more fitting for a Hammill solo album, but that doesn't mean they're not great tracks.

Lifetime is a very typical of Peter Hammill sounding song that sounds very hopeless dark and cold.

Drop Dead one of the most staple rock sounding songs I've ever heard VDGG do, and while I can't say it works great, it doesn't hurt either.

Only in a Whisper is a very quite song that may sound a bit dull at first but has considerable room for growth.

All That Before defiantly one of my favorite tracks, i love the keyboards.

Over the Hill took a good album and just made it great, defiantly one of the better epics I've heard in a while. An instant classic in my book.

(We Are) Not Here Last song on the album, it's a bit haunting and maybe not my idea of a great closer but it still works with whole going out on the same note you came in type idea.

Well, woo VDGG made another exceptionally good album, and hopefully not the last either.

acelxpro | 4/5 |


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