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3.46 | 107 ratings

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3 stars This IQ album is a re-recorded version of their cassette-album debut "six to eight" which was released back in 1982. Due to the poor sound quality of the original, they re-recorded this in 1998. When compared to their other work, this is less emotional and more complex progressive rock with less vocals. Some tracks were known to the legion fans for becoming concert favorites : "IQ", "Fascination" and "It all stops here". These belong to my all time favorites (but maybe that's personal. It's difficult to write what you are going to get when listening to this album. Usually IQ sounds more or less like Marillion and Genesis in their progressive rock years. But as this album is slightly different when compared to other IQ releases. Maybe you could have an idea how this sounds if you imagine a softer version of Dream Theater. However not their best album but one of the better efforts and fans should really check this one out
Fishy | 3/5 |


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