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Symphonic Prog

3.00 | 27 ratings

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3 stars Axcraft from USA with one album released in 1974 named Dancing madly backwords is an ok album to me, noting really impressive nothing is bad aswell. Symphonic prog melted with heavy prog sections al in all pretty decent. Akarma label re release the album both on vinyl and as digipack in 1999, the cd version with 2 bonus live tunes recorded in same 1974 before disbanding one year later and gone unnoticed to larger public. As some reviewers said this abum got mix reviews from bad to excellent, I'm somewher in between and saying that this is not bad at all, Astral ove is a killer track with beautiful piano intro and then tranformed in some mid tempo giant prog piece, really great. The opening track is a fair one So fgar away, heavy prog with pleasent parts and fine keybords solo, the rest of the pieces are ok, title track is another worthy one. All in all a good album, nothing really impressive as other mentioned, I can't find that brilliant segments some praised with aplomb, it's only fairly good. 3 stars for sure no more no less. The bonus tracks are totaly usless and by far the worst on the CD re issue, totaly forgetable pieces. Worth some spins, but not exactly one of the gems of prog from mid '70's.
b_olariu | 3/5 |


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