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SOMETHING MAGIC

Procol Harum

 

Crossover Prog

2.99 | 115 ratings

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jarild
5 stars Something Magic might be the best album Procol Harum ever did. The feeling in the musical performance as well as the passion in Gary Brooker's voice is probably embodied most intensely in this their tenth recording. The absolutely beautiful title track which opens the album sets the grand melancholic tone of the album and is worth the price alone. It is followed by another magic effort Skating On Thin Ice which is a wonderful slow waltz with a large-scale string arrangement that works great. In fact the band returns to their use of nice orchestral arrangements on this album with the lenghty closer The Worm And The Tree being no exception. The record also makes room for some bluesy Procol Harum moments which has become such a typical trademark for the band and the ballad Strangers In Space mixes their blues roots with strong melody writing.
jarild | 5/5 |

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