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BIG GENERATOR

Yes

 

Symphonic Prog

2.54 | 1249 ratings

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Uruk_hai
3 stars Review #54

"90125" carried to the next level!

With this album YES continued with the pop sound they played in "90125" but in here they explored a most interesting style of music with a little more experimentation that took their music a couple of steps closer to a Neo-Prog style in the vein of IQ and MARILLION (just give a listen to "Shoot high, aim low") without losing the catchy form of the previous album. Trevor RAVIN's guitar lines are very fresh with intense riffs and solos. Tony KAYE's keyboards give the album a very nice touch and Chris SQUIRE's punchy bass lines keep the album jumpy and interesting.

When "The rhythm of love" is starting, the little flute arrangement reminds me a lot of a CHAC MOOL's song called "Aymara", but I don't believe that a British band would copy a Mexican band so I guess it's just a coincidence.

In general, the album is very enjoyable.

SONG RATING: Rhythm of love, 4 Big generator, 3 Shoot high, aim low, 4 Almost like love, 3 Love will find a way, 3 Final eyes, 3 I'm running, 3 Holy lamb, 3

AVERAGE: 3.25

PERCENTAGE: 65

ALBUM RATING: 3 stars

Uruk_hai | 3/5 |

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