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4 stars After their last single (Indulok - érkezel), Yesterdays is back with a new single, this time as a duet of Koncz Kriszta (lead vocals) and Bogáti-Bokor Ákos (guitars, bass, drums and mellotrons). Built around a Hungarian poem of Háy János, Tavasz (Spring) is a beautiful and melancholic tune. The first impression is that it's an unusual pop song, but after listening it several times you'll find that it's like a HOGARTH era MARILLION song with delay-driven electric guitar soundscapes, mellotron (used with taste) and the guitar solo is 100% Steve ROTHERY. The structure of the song is very interesting. It builds up slowly with a groove, with the addition of deep bass notes (using octave effects) and lush electric guitar chords. The mellotron helps the chorus flow even better and the duet of Kriszta and Ákos sings 4-5 part multiple harmonies over it. After the second verse they transpose the song down a half step. Very surprising move! Kriszta's voice can handle these deep notes, she's an alto singer, so her deep voice really shines in the third verse. The final chorus is the uplifting part of the song, where they use even more vocals to add some kind of gospel feeling to the ending, using hand claps and a constant electric guitar solo in the background. Melodic prog lovers and fans of Hogarth-era Marillion (as me) will love this single. Four solid stars from me as I am looking forward to hear more Yesterdays music in the near future.
Katusnya | 4/5 |


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