Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Kaipa - In The Wake Of Evolution CD (album) cover




Symphonic Prog

3.84 | 329 ratings

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

5 stars This is symphonic prog at its best!

Kaipa has managed to produce 70 minutes of solid classic 70s symphonic rock sound, somewhat akin to Yes but with more electric guitar and less prominent bass. Even the vocals manage to sound like Jon Anderson (not to mention borrowing a few lyrics from Close to the Edge). In this respect they have nothing new to offer, but how can they? Symphonic prog is symphonic prog.

What makes this album a masterpiece are the musical ideas. For a band that is not new to the prog rock scene, these ideas are fresh -- not to mention perfectly developed and masterfully performed. In the Wake of Evolution is certainly better than any Kaipa album of the 70s and among the best symphonic albums of this decade.

myhandsarefree | 5/5 |


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this KAIPA review

Social review comments () BETA

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | — the ultimate metal music virtual community

Server processing time: 0.02 seconds