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3.98 | 625 ratings

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5 stars 01. Give A Little Bit
A treasure! The song begins with the guitar and vocal it's a pearl of Rock. Melody extremely simple but extremely captivating. Roger Hodgson have such a voice that becomes unmistakable. The intersections with the sax of John Anthony is one of the trademarks of the band. A song for you to whistling while wlak around, sensational. And the 12 string guitar is perfect.

02. Lover Boy
Man, this is a row of sensational hits. Lover Boy's a Rick Davies song and not call this one sensational is heresy for sure. After a nice beginning with piano and voice, the 'chorus' of the music is just exciting, with a strong and timeless melody this song has a mood which is hardly seen in popular groups. Excellent vocalizations of the band. Guitars throughout the second part, all without any distune. And do not fooled yourself, when you think the band is finally back with everything with a part a little more dancing but without forgetting the whole melody. Absolute highlight for the magnificent bassist Doug Thomson.

03. Even In The Quietest Moments ...
An absolute classic, with deep melodies, perfect voice and a huge climate involving the entire song. And once again pay close attention to the bassist Doug, what killer lines that this guy created. When the drums of Bob comes in this guys already win my ears. Excellent also are the parts with double vocals between Rick and Roger.

04. Downstream
Almost a solo song by Rick, a powerful ballad and without a shadow of a doubt one of the most beautiful songs already written. Very, very beautiful.

05. Babaji
Many of you must say 'this is horrible". You know what I mean? This is a great song. Since the initial split piano part with the voice of Roger and orquestrations while the weird drums of Bob makes the difference, the melody at any time let me down. The final section is a full pressure.

06. From Now On
The way which the band share the tracks between its two principal writers is excellent! IN this way is difficult to be tired of the album and the band. A ballad of brand and emotional, including a sax solo before becoming a progressive monster, full of sound. The last part is a chorus sung in exhaustion and the coral at the end is great.

07. Fool's Overture
Firstly, this name just deserves some respect. But we also have the piano and string quartet lightning the song. Then a shy synthesizer gives the guys a sublime melody. Surprise! Surprise! It is a witch hunt? I'm not sure, but the effect is devastating. The band comes back and a synthesizer is the responsable for the entire melody in this particular part full of emotion, a kind of soundtrack. What amazing track. The vocals? I need to say something? The voice of Roger Hodgson is always very beautiful and melodic, with melodic lines always so beautiful, only the voice and piano. And it is not needed much more than that. The emotion that causes at the end when all the band enter into action is a case for some study. The final orchestration reminds me a lot from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles, which isn't bad, never (laughters).

ProgShine | 5/5 |


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