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Symphonic Prog

2.61 | 1292 ratings

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Marty McFly
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3 stars It's strange that I, with all my recent (one year of strongly intense, one year of quite a lot intense and before this few years of rock listening) prog taste, I wonder how I can like this album at all. But I do and so I intend to find out why, because there has to be some things that are worth of my attention.

It's music, to be exact it's catchy type, really grabs your attention (if you're not one of this big group of people who hates 80's Genesis, which happens to be quite a common, so there's about 75% chance that you, my dear reader, is one of these - cheers, you're not doing anything wrong why hating them for these "albums" they were making, it's completely normal and understandable). It's still pop, as all others around here (after this year) and also does not have especially strong piece for me. However, it's first in a row of "bad" ones, so it still possess some of prog elements we like. There is even guitar solo, something very strange when looking around.

3(-), take it or leave it, because this is a way how I can express my support, or hatred, my understanding, or completely failing to understand something. How to appreciate and measure prog elements, evaluate them here and there, and finally, make a judgment.

Marty McFly | 3/5 |


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