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REBIRTH

Blonde on Blonde

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

2.70 | 23 ratings

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2 stars 'Rebirth' appeared in 1970 as a somewhat belated proto-prog album according to (my) prog standards. Provided with early psychedelia moments sounding like a mid 60's output sometimes. Anyhow - the musicianship is on a high standard. Great remarkable bass work like on November for example. Singer David Thomas holds an expressive voice.

The grooving Heart Without A Home contains some nice and even weird guitar attendance and is one of the best songs here. And then I have to recall the long track Colour Questions which sees them excellently jamming. On the other hand some songs like Castles in the Sky and Time Is Passing are sinking into the pop territory with retro references to the beat music.

This is not a bad album, although it does not really appeal to me. Good listenable songs with a folksy touch in parts - 2.5 stars.

Rivertree | 2/5 |

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