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DARK ALBUM

Wigwam

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.34 | 46 ratings

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Eetu Pellonpaa
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3 stars Some nice, little depressed pop rock of the late seventies starts to flow from your stereos if you feed this one to it. Catchy melodies and professional arrangements have risen to the main features of this lineup of Wigwam, and I must admit that I liked their earlier raw and innovative material much more. This record was also the swansong of their classic lineup, as their recording contract with Virgin was canceled, and their original drummer died soon after. The true highlight for me here was the bonus track "Grass for Blades", though the earlier version on their "Live Music from The Twilight zone" is much better still. As a bonus, one may spot the silly plastic bag joke from the album cover, which was present already on the jacket of their "Live Music from The Twilight Zone" recording.
Eetu Pellonpaa | 3/5 |

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