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RED QUEEN TO GRYPHON THREE

Gryphon

 

Prog Folk

4.13 | 402 ratings

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Sean Trane
Special Collaborator
Prog Folk
4 stars The definitive album from these lads, although I have a soft spot for the following Raindance. Start with this one (as there are no weak moments) and then proceed to later stuff if one is into Yes and the earlier stuff if one likes folk, pre-renaissance or medieval music. Some of the traditional/fundamentalist folkies must have really been disappointed with this one , but 25 years later , this seems like a logical successor to Midnight Mushrumps. Four tracks all around the 10 min area with diverse amount of rock instrument makes this almost a fusion album (not in jazz-rock terms , though) and greatly improved songwriting techniques are the main reasons for the vast improvement on their previous works.

Much recommended to anyone loving acoustic music , with a severely different feel than your average prog album.

Sean Trane | 4/5 |

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