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Various Artists (Concept albums & Themed compilations) - Supernatural Fairy Tales - The Progressive Rock Era CD (album) cover


Various Artists (Concept albums & Themed compilations)


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3.14 | 18 ratings

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4 stars I don't know why some proggers tend to dislike this album but I think this is a very good prog rock box set and I like how they picked the artists/bands from all around the globe and they have picked the well known bands (Van Der Graaf Generator, Moody Blues, ELP, Genesis, Yes, Roxy Music, Curved Air, Gentle Giant & Caravan) and some of the really obscure bands (Ash Ra Tempel, Wigwam, Aphrodite's Child, Samla Sammas Manla, Quiet Sun, Lard Free, Ange, Savage Rose and Le Orme) on this box set, all of the songs here range from good to outstanding and there is no filler on this box set, there are some songs that take a little getting used to at first but it would be worth it after awhile and many of these songs do grow onto you.

I've first discovered this box set through listening to the Progressions show on SIRIUS 16 The VAULT (now Deep Tracks) and they've played a bulk of these songs featured on this album and that was how I first fell in love with progressive rock and I still wish this album is still in print and that it's not difficult to come by.

The only thing I would change about this box set is to have the CD's be over 75 minutes long instead of just 60-70 minutes, that is my only gripe about this box set but it's nothing major.

If you're a prog rock fanatic you will love this album.

NoRegrets | 4/5 |


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