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DANGER MONEY

UK

 

Eclectic Prog

3.75 | 246 ratings

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Evolver
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Crossover & JazzRock/Fusion Teams
4 stars With Bill Bruford and Allan Holdsworth gone, and Terry Bozzio added, UK, on their second album have lost most of the fusion elements, but added symphonic power to the music. It's not necessarily a bad thing. It's just different.

Right from the start, there is a change in UK's sound. On the title track Danger Money, Eddie Jobson's keyboard have a more Keith Emerson-like style, and break sections of the song invoke Wetton's King Crimson roots.

Rendezvous 6:02 is another song that doesn't sound like it would fit with the Bruford Holsworth lineup. But this ballad in alternate time signatures may be one of the most beautiful ballads John Wetton has ever sung.

The Only Thing She Needs, Caesar's Palace Blues and Carrying No Cross are all spectacular symphonic prog pieces, with Jobson's keyboard and violin out in front.

Only Nothing To Lose disappoints. This song indicates the pop direction that Wetton would steer the band towards during their final tour, as documented on the "Night After Night" album. Wetton would continue this downward trend with his later projects, most notably the underperforming Asia.

Evolver | 4/5 |

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