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Happy The Man

 

Eclectic Prog

3.49 | 83 ratings

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marktheshark
4 stars Now this is more like it! Finally Kit produces the missing release after all these years. This is the HTM album I've been waiting for. I saw them perform with this lineup and let me tell you having Coco behind the skins was a big improvement. All the songs (and not a weak one in the lot) just glide with smoothness and precision. Sadly though, prog was really hitting a steep downslide at this time what with the advent of punk and new wave. What really killed me was that there were punkers and new wavers running around at this time referring to their music as progressive rock! I'd say "WHAT?! You can't be serious?" Well gee, I guess we should include SEX PISTOLS and TALKING HEADS here too! Give me a break! While I'm not knocking the punk and new wave movement, I'm certainly not going to consider them progressive rock! More like RE-gressive rock. Which is still a good thing. I'm open minded, I still like more simplistic music. Enough said. This album is definitely recommended.
marktheshark | 4/5 |

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