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The Vow



2.75 | 13 ratings

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2 stars THE VOW were a German neo progressive duo (before turning later into a normal band) formed in 1998 by multi-instrumentalists Ralf Link and Holger Goetz.In 2000 they released their first work entitled ''Another world''.This is a typical neo-prog album filled with decent melodies and strong and varied keyboard work,not unlike bands like PENDRAGON,CYAN and early-SYLVAN.The duo follows mainly a smooth style of playing with song-based material,while all tracks are sung in English with a slight German-accent.There is also plenty of piano here and a fair amount of acoustic guitars,which try to make the effort more interesting.What about the final conclusions?...Well,at least to my ears it is not satisfying.There are lot of recycled themes introduced and every note seems like it's been included in another album.So,if you're a new prog fan this might be a good start but for listeners who have been around prog for time,I would't really recommend it...Nevertheless,you will find nothing extraordinary listening to ''Another world'',which is an album for all those who like a more accesible style of prog based on good songs and melodies.
apps79 | 2/5 |


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