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Saga - The Beginners Guide To Throwing Shapes CD (album) cover




Crossover Prog

3.03 | 82 ratings

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2 stars This is supposed to be the comeback album after the rather miserable Wildest Dream album. I have not really picked this album up before now after being rather wanting to buy this album for two decades or so. Now is the time.

Saga is continuing down the 1980s path with a mix of English new romantics (Duran Duran etc etc) and their own take on music. There are a lot of typical 1980s pop here with a lot of strange rhythm figures too.

This album is missing the type of great songs Saga at their best is able to come up with. There is no really good songs here. It seems like the band had run out of good ideas here and was just threading the water. Hence my disapproval of an album I hoped was going to be good. It is not.

2.5 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 2/5 |


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