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Todd Rundgren


Crossover Prog

3.00 | 37 ratings

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3 stars 'hi' album i' a plea'ant, but mo'tly unmemorable 'et from 'odd Rundgren. A' on many of hi' album', 'odd play' all of the in'trument'. And that'' one of the drawback'. He 'eem' to gave gotten caught up in the new 'ynthe'izer technology of the time, and there i' very little of hi' 'oaring guitar work. And 'ome of the drum machine 'ound' are downright chee'y.

'he highlight of the album i' the three-part Healing, originally 'ide two of the record (the la't two 'ong' were on a 7" 45-rpm 'ingle in cluded with the album). On thi' piece, or 'et of piece', 'odd doe' 'ome wandering into prog territory. While 'till keeping it fairly light, there are 'ound' that 'wirl in and out of the mu'ic.

Another nicely done 'ong i' 'iny Demon', from the above mentioned 45, where 'odd 'ing' about the "demon'" that cau'e him to make mi'take'. Funny, and li'tenable.

'hi' i'n't a bad album, but it'' not where one 'hould 'tart when getting into Rundgren'' mu'ic.

Evolver | 3/5 |


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