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FALL IN LOVE

Scheherazade

 

Neo-Prog

3.00 | 1 ratings

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ozzy_tom
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3 stars I've never reviewed any singles before, but this one is quite a good effort and in contradictory to most of singles includes very highly engaging song which isn't presented in any long-play. "Fall in Love" was (probably...) the only single which was released to promote eponymous Scheherazade's full-length album.

Disk consists of: A-side - single version of "Fall in Love" and B-side - "Tears For Lovers".

1. "Fall in Love (Single Version)" - it's a one and half minute shorter version of opening song from band's "Scheherazade" album. They just trimmed original version to appropriate for single release length, so I'll just copy-paste my description from their full album's review:

Composition starts from some gloomy sounds, but after few seconds symphonic sounding keyboard "announce" the real beginning and song kicks in with good vocal delivery. In the middle we can listen to instrumentals which include expressive synthesizer & hard rock guitar solos. BTW pay attention to strange drum beat signatures during solos, very weird!

2. "Tears For Lovers" - B-side song is something much more interesting in fact. It's a completely new composition not included on "Scheherazade" full-length disk and the real reason why you might seek for this single. "Tears For Lovers" is a truly fantastic heavy prog energetic rocker full of metallic guitar riffs and powerful organs. Toshio Egawa's Hammond solo in the middle is a truly memorable moment which immediately "transfers" us into 70s prog times. Real classic!

In general it's a rather worth having small album which includes perfect, up-tempo track "Tears For Lovers" and not so necessary single version of song which you probably already know in its full version from Scheherazade's full album.

All in all it's not must-have or highly recommended release, but "Fall in Love" can be interesting small gem in your music collection.

No idea how to rate singles, so I'll give it 3,5 stars - Good, but non-essential.

ozzy_tom | 3/5 |

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