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ALPHA

Asia

 

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2.79 | 296 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
1 stars The second album from this supergroup and the follow up to the massive hit album Asia.

How do you follow up an album like Asia ? It seems like with an album that cannot have been more than the left overs from Asia. Gone is some of the good, well crafted stuff and in comes easy cheasy AOR and pop. This album has as much bite and character as a ragworm. Most of the stuff here is cringeworthy. A song like the pathetic The Smile Has Left Your Eyes can make anyone become an alcoholic. It is to the bottle I will turn to when finished with listening to this album far too many times to be able to write this review.

The rest of the album, with the exceptions of the fairly decent Don't Cry, is just horror. The same goes for the sound which feels like chewable plastic without any taste. Is this the same guys, in their respective bands Yes and ELP who released Drama and Tarkus ? It is and it is a great fall from grace. This album is returning straight to my turkey farm.

1 star

toroddfuglesteg | 1/5 |

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