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3.77 | 188 ratings

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Steve Hegede
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4 stars I'm pretty sure that alot of people are familiar with the mellotron hype surrounding this album. You've probably read statements like "Soaked in mellotron!", and "3 mellotrons on every track!". Well, don't fall for it. Although most of the tracks have mellotron, the band was actually well-rounded, and consisted of acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, drums, and vocals. Basically, don't expect anything similar to KING CRIMSON's "Mars". SPRING's music is mostly song-oriented with an early 70s proto-prog vibe, and emphasizes vocals. You could compare this band to FANTASY, but FANTASY are a bit more complex. That being said, SPRING produced some great music. The first 5 tracks are high-quality if you enjoy early-70s rock. Most listeners will instantly notice the singer's unique, and charismatic, voice. I have to also mention that the bonus track from an unfinished 2nd album are high-quality. Overall, I recommend SPRING to fans of early seventies English rock.
Steve Hegede | 4/5 |


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