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SILENT NIGHTS

Rick Wakeman

 

Symphonic Prog

2.33 | 27 ratings

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Mellotron Storm
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2 stars I've never been a fan of Wakeman's solo works though it wasn't for lack of trying. I'm surprised at how many albums are listed here for him. Over 80 records are listed under studio albums alone. The man must like to work.

This album was released in 1985 and you can tell unfortunately. I can't say I like the vocals here from Gordon Neville but it's much more than that. The songs aren't progressive in the least, these are tunes you might find on FM radio back in the day but to be honest they're not even good enough for that. It has been almost torture to listen to this album in order to review it. I can't bear to do a track by track review here although i'll say the instrumental "Man's Best Friend" is the one I like the best. I feel it deserves 1 star but out of respect for Wakeman i'll give it 2 stars.

Mellotron Storm | 2/5 |

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