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NOT OF THIS WORLD

Pendragon

 

Neo-Prog

3.86 | 349 ratings

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NJprogfan
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3 stars Let me point out that this album is the only studio work I own by Pendragon, (other then a live one I found in the used bin) so for all you fans my comments are not prejudiced by their earlier works. What stands out immediately is Barret's voice and guitar work. His voice took many many plays for me to get used to. It's emotional yes, but he just can't hit or sustain high notes, but boy oh boy he does give it a try. His guitar sounds alot like David Gilmour's, almost too much! With those two negatives out of the way, I will say that the music is bombastic, IQ bombastic at times (which is a good thing, given I like IQ very much) and that falls on Nolan's keyboards which are fantastic. "Not Of This World" and "A Man Of Nomadic Traits" are the best songs on the album for the simple fact that they compare to IQ in structure, quick paced. The rest of the songs just plods along, with a Marrillon burst here and there, (the beginning of the track "Not Of This World). Two notes, the two bonus acoustic songs that close the album are sung better then any other song on the album. (hint, hint....) and are the female harmonizing singers the same women who back-up Pink Floyd?? It's uncanny! So, to summarize--If you are into Neo-prog, and enjoy Pink Floyd guitar work with IQ keyboard flourishes, then this will be your cup of tea. "For complex this is not!", replied Master Yoda.
NJprogfan | 3/5 |

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