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VALENTYNE SUITE

Colosseum

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.20 | 248 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
3 stars So what's the fuss about ?

I don't understand why I forked out a fortune for this album and I do not understand why it is so highly rated. Behind the hype, there are some funky blues with some references to jazz.

The opening track The Kettle is good with it's mix of funk, jazz and blues. But it is nothing special. The two following tracks Elegy and Butty's Blues is nothing but funky blues. Quite boring, in fact. The Machine Demands A Sacrifice is best ignored. The main piece, the title track clocks in on almost seventeen minutes and is good. It has David Greenslade name all written over it and I can understand why it is popular. These seventeen minutes is the only interesting piece of music on this album. It also have some references to progressive prog in it's structure.

It is very nice that everybody 'but me enjoys this album. I simply does not get this.

3 stars only saved by the title track. And I feel I am in a good mood here.

toroddfuglesteg | 3/5 |

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