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Emerson Lake & Palmer - Live At The Royal Albert Hall (DVD) CD (album) cover


Emerson Lake & Palmer


Symphonic Prog

3.75 | 37 ratings

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4 stars Pros: great keyboard playing, entertaining show, great drum solo Cons : Not the best song selection, Poor singing

This is a very good DVD, and it is your chance to see ELP in good shape. I love how good of a showman Emerson is, even when he is middle-aged here. He stabbed a keyboard with knives, set a portable synth of fire, and threw an electric piano to the floor, got off the stage, and played that poor keyboard backwards.

The Keyboard playing is perfect, it amazes me how good of a keyboardist this man is! The drumming is great, Lake's bass/guitar playing is as good as always, but unfortunately, Lake sounds like a blues singer ... he's lost his high range in his voice.

Another complaint has to be the song selection and Tarkus being reduced to a 10 minute medley. Songs like Paper blood are poppy and mediocre, they could have played Karn Evil pt1, or Trilogy instead.

My Grade : B

Zitro | 4/5 |


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