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4.06 | 489 ratings

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Marty McFly
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5 stars I think that now, after maybe year of listening this, I'm able review correctly. Firstly four stars, not five. Back then, in times of first listenings, I hated one or two songs here, so I gave four. Then I even stopped listening "Boss" at all. Not by purpose, it just wasn't too interesting. I listened to these tracks from time to time, but nothing serious. Only those I loved.

But as the time went bye, this aged like a precious wine. Then I finally got the idea to play it all. To give a chance to these great compositions. And I did right. The end.

End of story of course, not of review. "Send a Message From the Heart", starting with less weird intro than a lot of TFK material does. But it's funny. We can hear many influences through the track by these guys (when looking at crew members, nothing strange)

"Let In Hollywood" was the one that irritated me. I found first few lines of lyrics annoying, cheap and so on. But giving it time, the song (even short) grows. And kicks the bucket of consciousness with fast pace.

Eponymous "Who's the Boss in THE Factory" (we're not gonna use word "da", right ? drugs are bad, you know kids, riiiiight?) is more similar to first song. In few things, like song length, in feeling and both are interesting. Chorus here is also present and they know how to do their job. New thing is keyboard solo (with chorus) which changes into another keyboard solo (without chorus).

"Two Blocks" starts like something which can be cheesy normal rock. Also with strange lyrics. This song proves that is good, but I don't like it much. "Hollywood" yes, there I changed my mind, but this one not too much. Most of it, yes, but end is the best.

"Eternally Part 1 and 2" is nice ending, first in quiet piano style, then turning into marching-like tone (huh? I mean one beat to drums, then four in quick tempo). Then instrument I'm not able to identify (accordeon maybe) which reminds me French tango style. Very beautiful ending.

Except "Blocks" I can't see any flaw, even "2 B" has most of it done right. Technically, there's no problem on anything, it's perfect work of experienced players.

5 stars, well deserved.

Marty McFly | 5/5 |


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