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Curved Air


Eclectic Prog

3.66 | 65 ratings

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3 stars After two years of a premature stop, the band reunited almost in his original form to produce a tour which will lead to their first live album.

The track list is digging in their early repertoire and there is no appearance of the excellent ''Metamorphosis'' which was available on their last studio album which is a real pity but the line up for ''Air Cut'' was quite different, so. The most noticeable and annoying feature of this live album, are that the vocal parts from Sonja Kristina.

I have always liked her voice and she was a real asset for the band during their studio albums, but on this one I really don't understand what was going on! She is screaming most of the time. Almost a nightmare. She is really screwing up great songs as ''It Happened Today'' and ''Marie Antoinette''.

This live set is also the occasion for the band to jam a little while (''Propositions'', ''Young Mother'') and the great ''Vivaldi'' is of course the showcase for Darryl Way: he can show all his talent on the violin. It is by far my favourite track.

This album could have been much better IMO, as such three stars seem a reasonable rating.

ZowieZiggy | 3/5 |


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