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SILENT KNIGHT

Saga

 

Crossover Prog

3.60 | 151 ratings

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4 stars Despite a generalized progressive rock crisis, Saga still continues here to produce excellent modern progressive rock albums: they still show the way that leads to an avant-garde progressive rock full of modern keyboards. Saga's style here consists in very structured and melodic arrangements made of delightful modern keyboards and rather hard rock electric guitars.

This album is quite similar to the second one, although all the instruments form a slightly more cohesive, balanced and loaded whole. There are also more omnipresent rhythmic piano parts. The keyboards sound quite modern, futuristic and anthemic. With 2-3 keyboardists in the band, one has to have great expectations, and actually the listener should not be disappointed regarding the keyboards refinement and pertinence. Saga's typical modern sound and style reached on the second album is still present here. There are many very good guitar solos and rhythmic ones, often synchronized to follow the melodic keyboards. The lead singer has an excellent voice a bit like the Spandau Ballet's singer. All the tracks are excellent. Saga has their own unique sound & style: they probably inspired neo prog bands like Pallas.

Rating: 4.5 stars

greenback | 4/5 |

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