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Marty McFly
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4 stars After 26 years, their new release is here. And I hope they haven't lost the fire that fueled them in older ones (I only know their 00s period).

This album isn't optimistic. It's rather dark music with heavy 'n' dense feeling which involves depression too.

Introduction track, eponymous Ring of Eternity plays on very little variation of few tones done by wild keyboards. So the real start is with Night Before Revolution, which is only partially interesting. Electronic modulated vocals aren't really my cup of tea and they don't fit here for me. Justice and Faith is in the similar vein and it changes a little bit with Dawn After the War, which is little bit more symphonic. First track, where I feel heart element included. Track that lives a little bit. Maybe it's because it simply doesn't work with me too well. Long, Long Way To Your Soul features melodic approach to keyboard solos (again wild, as a lot of things here). Land of The Dead, second long "epic" (let's just call it like that) again combines dark and symphonic elements together in slightly better way than before. So not so great first three tracks, I see this as a big improvement. It finally got more textures and meanings. Love Save The World is ballad-like, cal ending to an

4(-) album, that's quite uneven. First 1/3 is terrible, while the rest is superior, even the rest of tracks has its own limits too.

Marty McFly | 4/5 |


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