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FOOL TAPES

Fruitcake

 

Neo-Prog

2.20 | 13 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
2 stars This album, the debut album from Fruitcake was a child of it's time. Still mired in the 1980s, in other words.

The music here is a mix of 1980s pop/rock, the English new romantism scene and neo prog. The songs are driven by guitars, tonnes of keyboards, bass and drums. That and male vocals with one song done by a female vocalist. The keyboards is sometimes in the Saga vein.

The quality of the songs are half decent. Paal Sovik's vocals horrible. The female vocals are OK. The keyboards lacks any imagination, but is still the only good thing about this album.

Frankly, this is a terrible album with no good songs. I somewhat like the keyboards so I elevate the album to a weak two stars. Don't pay over the odds for a copy of this album. Go for the other albums instead...... or a house.

2 stars (barely)

toroddfuglesteg | 2/5 |

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