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A DROP OF LIGHT

All Traps On Earth

 

Symphonic Prog

4.46 | 325 ratings

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Bobby Neal
5 stars *I rarely review albums I purchase, as I'm no writer. But being a Progressive Rock fan since Vanilla Fudge, & earliest King Crimson, I know what I'm saying here, although I may fail to say it with elegance. Of all the Prog albums I have purchased this year, (25 +) for me, beyond question, this is the finest of them all. Actually, it's one of the most interesting CDs I have bought in ages. I do not tire of it with repeated listens. It's filled with many different time signatures, beautiful, & dark melodic content, while effortlessly flowing through different genres, that possess many intense, & thought-provoking passages, with moments of absolute musical extasy. I was hungry for some complex/Intricate Prog that I wouldn't get enough of after several listens. My appetite is still being satisfied, & I've had this CD for over a week, listening to it very frequently. For me, it's a One-Of-A-Kind recording. There's much to digest here, so get started listening if you haven't already, & pat yourself on the back afterward. You will most certainly enjoy many pleasurable returns. There are elements of Anglagard, of course, & that's never bad. Also, King Crimson from the Islands, & Lizard era, with some John Wetton bass sounds, from my personal favorite KC era. Jazz, & Fusion...Canterbury, & Folk. It's all over the place. The use of vocals are excellent...not of the norm, & are a grand addition to this music. And finally, although other influences are present in this music, ATOE most assuredly stands up on its own, with its own originality. The ideas, compositions, & direction, is unlike anything else. This music constantly moves & changes...never staying in one place long. That's a very appealing aspect for me. I absolutely love this album! It's Progressive Rock at it's finest!! Again...Best Album Of 2018 in my book! Five Stars +
Bobby Neal | 5/5 |

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