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Hatfield And The North - Hatfield and the North Live T.V. 1990 CD (album) cover


Hatfield And The North


Canterbury Scene

2.99 | 30 ratings

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3 stars The derivation of the music that the member who was related to Hatfields had been creating in each standpoint included a lot of parts that had been continued in the situation of the music of Canterbury. The work of Hatfileds is wide 1st album and 2nd album and known as a studio album.

The band has shifted to National Health as a well-known fact through dismantlement and construction. This situation might be very a flow of the important factor when the aspect is waited for and the situation of Canterbury Scene is talked as the music character such as Gilgamesh.

It is also true that the part where Cravan and Soft Machine had begun to announce a past sound source as an album on the boundary of 1990 showed one upsurge for Canterbury Scene. And, the member of this band reached and an individually active flow always reached the shape of the re-formation of this band in Scene.

This album is an album to which the appearance of live of opening in "Bedrock" of Nottingham Central to the public was announced as an album. The member of the band has appointed Sophia Domancich from France to the keyboard player. At that time, both Pip Pyle and public and private matters had the relation of the partner in Sophia Domancich. It will have been a flow inevitable as for this appointment. And, Sophia Domancich is widely known as Lydia Domancich and sisters.

It might be a point to have to make a special mention of the inclusion of a lot of new songs as the composition of this album. The developing flow ..tune of old and new.. ..composition in which listener can be amused as a part where existence as the band is shown.. has finished without regrettably completely in union and the band.

"Share It" faithfully almost reproduces an original tune. The performance of the band that doesn't know the decline exactly has the throb feeling. The guitar has gone in Solo on the way of the tune. The arrangement of the guitar is adopted from Solo of the keyboard of an original tune. A good dash feeling as a throb feeling and a live band is expressed in the tune.

"Shipwrecked" advances from Intro of the keyboard like to the marimba attended with the line of good Bass. The tune is gradually hit the peak with the song attended with a transparent feeling. It has the flow with a good obbligati of the keyboard that establishes the atmosphere of the tune. The tune receives piano Solo that you may shift to the development of Jazz/Fusion. Ensemble of the band is exactly development of Jazz/Fusion. The tension flows while continued. The flow expands the width of the tune further by shifting to Solo of the guitar. The tempo of the rhythm is dropped and the guitar twines well. The sound of Phil Miller has an original sound in which Canterbury is exactly symbolized. The flow that returns to the theme in the part of Coda might be also splendid.

"Underdub" adopts the flow that takes the place from Ad-Rib of an original guitar of the arrangement of the sound of the keyboard. The dash feeling progresses while continued. However, the listener who likes impression of the tune including the humour that the band originally had because the element of Jazz/Fusion is strong as the sound and the arrangement of the band might be a little puzzled. However, the technology and the idea of the band are expressed well.

As for "Blott", a transparent feeling and the anacatesthesia of the theme are impressive. The element of Jazz/Fusion might be strong as the composition of the tune. And, the sound of the keyboard in close relation to steady Bass is expressed well. The tune shifts to Solo of the guitar and advances. Ensemble might always raise the quality. And, the tune slows the tempo and Solo of the organ is accompanied. The sound of the organ might have an exactly progressive impression.

"Going For A Song" is a tune collected to "Caravan Of Dreams" of Richard Sinclair. It might be a tune to have decided them exactly in the music character of Canterbury Scene. Richard Sinclair that forgets lyrics in the part of beginning the singing has the charm. This tune with the progress of good Chord tells a good part in Canterbury Scene with gentle atmosphere. The performance of a band advanced with Solo of the guitar has the throb feeling.

As for "Cauliflower Ears", the theme of the guitar that Phil Miller plays is impressive. The element of the Solo album and In Cahoots of Phil Miller will be reminiscent. The sound of the guitar has the flow of which you may twine with the keyboard. And, the performance of Phil Miller to which the sound of the wind instrument is emitted by making good use of the guitar synthesizer exactly emphasizes originality and individuality. The guitar that makes various sounds might pull the tune. The rhythm to emphasize Bass and the accent that supports the flow also contributes to the tune. And, the tune is connected from the part of a good Free tempo as follows.

"Halfway Between Heaven And Earth" faithfully reproduces an original flow. Progressing this tune for the element of Jazz/Fusion to contain the originality of the band might be splendid. Richard Sinclair, Song..scat..listener..provide the sense of security.And, it has the flow that Solo of the keyboard and the guitar that twines while continuing the tension is good.

"5/4 Intro" might contain the part of the intro. It is connected with "It Didn't Matter Anyway". The flow of the keyboard with a tension and a gentle sound and the piano exactly tells the listener the atmosphere of the hall as development by live.

"It Didn't Matter Anyway" is a ballade with the progress of individuality of the band and good Chord exactly. The sound of the keyboard is exactly reminiscent of their sounds at that time. The band might be faithfully expressing the tune. Bass and the guitar also understand and expand the width of the tune well.

It is a work that contains the part where one history of cutting them who evolved as live albums of them who were active out as the most important band in Canterbury Scene can be experienced.

Kazuhiro | 3/5 |


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