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WATERS OF CHANGE

Beggars Opera

 

Symphonic Prog

3.63 | 197 ratings

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M. B. Zapelini
4 stars "Waters of Change" is, in my opinion, far superior to their first album "Act One", which is too derivative and has an awful vocal performance by Martin Griffiths (only "Festival", on this album, reminds me of "Act One", but is actually a better song than the ones featured at their first LP, with the exception of the two Suppé arrangements, which are outstanding) . On this second album, Beggar's Opera incorporated Virginia Scott (mellotron, vocals) at their line-up, which gave new elements to their sound. There are some instrumental interludes, like "Nimbus" (which is beautiful and reminds me of early Pink Floyd). "Time Machine", the jazzy "I've No Idea" and "Silver Peacock" are the highlights of this excellent album, which really deserves to be at any prog music collection.
M. B. Zapelini | 4/5 |

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