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BIG GENERATOR

Yes

 

Symphonic Prog

2.46 | 817 ratings

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progaeopteryx
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1 stars I originally gave this a two-star rating without review back in November 2005. I have recently listened to it several times and have decided it isn't worthy of such a high rating. Most of the songs lack any form of progressive rock on them. The only exception is "I'm Running." Unfortunately for this song, it sounds like it was recorded for Sesame Street or Spongebob Squarepants. In other words, kind of silly and childish. I like silly and childish (and Sesame Street and Spongebob Squarepants), but not on a serious piece of music from a group known as one of the foundations of 1970s progressive rock.

The production is, well... 1980s-like. The keyboards are, hmmm.... 1980s-like, too. The guitar work is, well just Trevor Rabin. Jon Anderson sings beautifully, but the musical backdrop doesn't fit him well on this. Alan White sounds like a metronome.

Definitely not worth the two stars I had originally thought it was worth. Downgraded to one star and the only encouragement I can give is to avoid it. At least 90125 was a decent pop rock album. I can't say the same for this.

progaeopteryx | 1/5 |

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