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Eclectic Prog

4.10 | 149 ratings

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4 stars Skymind is a modern progressive opera. I found it not only very enjoyable and innovative but also that kind of prog we found only in '70, and I mean complex but easy to listen. The songs passed by and the button repeat is inevitable. The jazz-rock is combined with neo-classic music and in some places we hear the gypsy/folk guitar. When I listen The Purple Queen's Lips I like to say that this is the history of prog. Everything that need to be memorable it's written here, and makes from this song my favorite from Skymind. The opening Skymind sees the band focusing on strong rhythm rather than melody. Yellow Garden it's catchy with good short vocal intervention, Blind Child brought the gypsy spirit into and The Egg-Shaped Moon it's kind of psychedelic oriented, even with Loic Bernardeau sound like David Tibet. Stratus (Including The Little Beatle) it's built on rock-in-opposition structures, and the finishing is eclectic. The negative side is the production which sound a little bit older than it is, but maybe this was the purpose. The real good prog rock was made in '70 and Taal are time travelers.

It's very attractive! Go and buy or download it, doesn't matter

Warhol | 4/5 |


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