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The Pineapple Thief


Crossover Prog

4.03 | 44 ratings

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3 stars It was almost 20 years ago that Bruce Soord put this band on the map after his adventure with Vulgar Unicorn. On the recording of the album "Your Wilderness", Bruce hired Gavin Harrison of Porcupine Tree to fill the sport on the drums. This decision not only changes the style of drumming on the album but also in the writing process. This live concert has the whole album played in a different order with songs from others albums in between. The music of this band is in the style and spirit of the Kscope label, which is a desire to make a new prog style, modern, kind of post-rock metal sometimes atmospheric with some electronic effects that bring a Radiohead influence. The overall sound and atmosphere recall Anathema and Porcupine Tree. It's a good fun to see the unique Gavin Harrison style of drumming on this concert after seeing him recently with King Crimson. In a short 1 hour and 30 minutes concert and many albums on their discography, you can' t get a boring set list here. But I have to say on the other hand, that there is no standout track for me that reach the greatness of my favorite prog rock bands. I can't criticize the honesty and sensibility of the band here that seems to enjoy their music, but sometimes there is some kind of music that doesn't connect perfectly with you. Despite this, I will give a big thank you to Bruce Soord to have produced this big package with an excellent surround sound not only of the concert, but also the whole "Your Wilderness" album with 8 extra tracks, and more extras. Is Bruce following the steps of Steven Wilson by remixing his own albums and albums of others artists?
rdtprog | 3/5 |


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