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2 stars This may not be the best album of Fish solo. This was the first album that Fish released using his own label - The DICK BROS Record Company, having had a deal for 3 previous albums under Polydor. Well, this must be a very important album for Fish as since this album he has had no one to blame to if things go wrong with an album because everything is his own. He may have had a strong vision to own a record company as his own as I sensed from the lyrics of "The Company" from "Vigil .." album. He pleaded: " The company I choose is solidly singular / Totally trustworthy, straight and sincere / Polished, experienced, witty and charming / So why don't you push off, this company's my own". Yeah Fish, finally you made your dream came true ...

This album did not blow me at first listening until I got the last track "Raw Meat". This track is for me a masterpiece as it has a tasty and touchy melody - especially during intro part - that reminds me to his songs from previous albums, such as "Cliché", "Family Business" , "The Company". I think, this is Fish core competence in creating a sort of tasty melody like this. The singing style is really Fishy; it's definitely the style of his own. The voice quality is top class! The next interesting track is "Lady Let it Lie" . ugh .. a nice mellow track. Then it goes to track 1 "Mr 1470" and "Fortunes of War" as interesting tracks to enjoy. Other tracks are standard, nothing special, sometime I got bored listen to it because some of them have repeated melody - typical pop music.

Well, I leave it up to you to decide whether or not to own this CD. If you are a Fis aficionado, yeppp . this is for you. It's for collectors only. For me personally, am proud knowing Fish has successfully established a company of his own. At, he did what he preached! Congratulations, Fish! "Oh, boys would you drink to me now / Here on the hill, halfway up, halfway down / Oh, boys would you drink to me now / Here on the hill, halfway up, halfway down". "Oh for the company, dream of the company / Live for the company until I die / Oh for the company, dream of the company / Drink to the company until we die / Until we die. Until we die ......" GW, Indonesia.

Gatot | 2/5 |


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