Header
Renaissance - Turn Of The Cards  CD (album) cover

TURN OF THE CARDS

Renaissance

 

Symphonic Prog

4.06 | 428 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Warthur
Prog Reviewer
3 stars After a couple of strong albums, with Turn of the Cards Renaissance seem to be treading water. The continued reliance on material from the Jim McCarty era of the band is telling - Things I Don't Understand is a Dunford/McCarty collaboration (and the last McCarty-penned track the band would record), whilst Running Hard lifts a theme from Mr. Pine from Illusion. Mother Russia, meanwhile, makes a stab at closing the album with a rousing crescendo along the lines of Ashes are Burning, but fails to match that track's power. Overall, in fact, there's a sense that Renaissance have begun to plagiarise themselves, as well as an underlying feeling that the band still aren't quite confident even in the niche they had created for themselves. It's a good album, but it's not better than good.
Warthur | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Share this RENAISSANCE review

>

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.03 seconds