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3.93 | 30 ratings

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4 stars Excellent addition to any prog music collection

This band from Germany delivers one of the best neo prog i ever heared in long time. With only one album in their pocket entitled Burning banners from 1997, Cromwell is for sure on of the most intristing bands from this genre with nice and smooth keys passages and very strong rythmic section. The voice is the cherry on the cake here specially on tracks like How Long? and Burning banners where you can see how easy this girl take the notes no matter if she sung on low register or high. Very good are the instrumental pieces that make this album to sound very compact and solid in the same time. Forte pieces are all but with a plus on Tunnel, Burning banners and Cromwell the rest are also good. So in the end a big 4 stars for this excelent album. It's a shame that this band and album doesn't get very much attention from the prog conoseurs because worth every second. Recommended, above many bands from neo prog from today.

b_olariu | 4/5 |


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