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Brian Eno


Progressive Electronic

3.46 | 104 ratings

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3 stars As far as I am concerned, this is the first Eno album that deserves the electronic umbrella.

So far, the music played by this guy was rather dull and with very little inspiration although he was surrounded by a myriad of great artists. But this wouldn't prevent the releases of quite average albums.

He is now fully in control of each element of this work and the result is quite good. I am not going to tell you that "Discreet Music" is a masterpiece, far from it. But at least the title track can be compared with the some great German counterparts (even if not totally on par).

The other three tracks are not really exciting to say the least. If "Fullness" and "French Catalogues" are pleasant but so similar that they should be considered as a one and only stuff, the last section "Brutal Ardour" is frankly disastrous. What else?

Three stars, but this is on the upper end really.

ZowieZiggy | 3/5 |


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