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GENTLE GIANT

Gentle Giant

 

Eclectic Prog

3.93 | 1135 ratings

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BarryGlibb
4 stars Review #8 Gentle Giant's1970 self-titled debut album.

I find it a pity that Gentle Giant (GG) only have approximately 200-400 ratings for each of their first half a dozen albums or so AND they do not have any of their albums in the PA top 30 studio albums of all time. Surely this must change. Come on you guys and gals, give them a listen!

Their debut album is eclectic and all tracks are superb except IMHO the opening track "Giant" . However, all the other tracks have a place in the heart of one BarryGlibb.

Funny Ways...how good is that? "Isn't it Quiet and Cold?" simply superb. "Nothing At All" and "Why Not?" not overly progressive tracks as would become evident on their 2nd album but all in all well above the average rock of it's time.

A very solid, refreshing debut and it signalled the start of something extra special on the prog horizon.

BarryGlibb | 4/5 |

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