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3.71 | 36 ratings

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Sean Trane
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Prog Folk
3 stars One of the few releases on the ultra-small Swiss prog label Galileo, this Alemanic Swiss standard prog quartet (with guest flautist Verena) develop a cross between symphonic modern prog with more obscure influences sometimes towards neo-prog. But all in all, they tend to stay very conventional reminding you of Simon Says (for the Nordic melancholy), Pendragon or IQ. Not really my cup of tea but in the genre I heard many albums that were insufferably boring and uninventive. Little of that here, although I would not consider this an incredible album or a resounding success, but we have here one of the better albums of the genre with three track lengths under two minutes, but also two tracks around the quarter hour length and three others ranging from 7 to 9 minutes. Nothing groundbreaking or even slightly original , but it can be pleasant. Anybody up for a trade?
Sean Trane | 3/5 |


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