Twelfth Night - Live at the Target CD (album) cover


Twelfth Night



4.01 | 31 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Prog Reviewer
4 stars Finding themselves without a vocalist (Geoff Mann hadn't joined at this point) but still confident after releasing two demo tapes, Twelfth Night decided to make their first self-released LP an all-instrumental affair. Since we're dealing with a live album recorded at a pub, the sound quality is a bit muggy, but not to an extent that obscures the obvious instrumental ability the band could command. At several points in the album the band settle into a sound which reminds me an awful lot of a heavier, more guitar-heavy version of Eloy's style from the same general time period, whilst at other points - particularly the darker moments in the epic Sequences - I'm reminded of a more accessible and melodic Van der Graaf Generator.

It can't quite attain classic status because the muggy production does cause issues, but it's still a startlingly good album and a reminder that many neo-prog bands - and this was always true of Twelfth Night in particular - could create musical performances that are easily the equal of their influences.

Warthur | 4/5 |


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).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Share this TWELFTH NIGHT review


Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | 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