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Big Big Train


Crossover Prog

3.65 | 329 ratings

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Marty McFly
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3 stars Something have to be wrong, because I liked their previous releases (most of them anyway), I love their follow-up album (the best by BBT in my book), but this album falls so flat on me. I was hoping for album with "rave critical reviews", but found all the ingredients that are to be found on their 2009 album, only in wrong order, badly mixed together that they sounds so mundane, so wrong. David Longdon on next one sounds quite similar to Sean Filkins here, besides I am fond of SF 2001 release "War and Peace", so this isn't a problem. Nor are soft acoustic guitars and symphonic backing sound, which should elevate the album to the next level of perception - only it doesn't. There are harmonies, but no melodies, which joins such kind of music together, like a cement mortar.

3(-), big disappointment. It's like a story with great characters, spectacular describing of landscape etc, but no story to make it alive.

Marty McFly | 3/5 |


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