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Crossover Prog

3.94 | 30 ratings

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4 stars Excellent and elegant

Quorum is one of the top progressive rock band from Russia in last years, even they release their first album in 2011 named Klubkin's Voyage through russian label MALS. Well, this is one hell of a great ride in the story and music of the album, anyone intrested in the story of the album must read the booklet of the CD, beacuse otherwise is hard to tell in few words. Excellent symphonic prog with some fascinating instrumental passages, remind me in some parts of Camel or Kansas, that elegant passages that made them so unique, Quorum manage to take some of their best moments and melted with their own intristing ideas, the result is a very fine album from start to finish. Complex parts, combined with more dreamy ones, everything is great here, the best pieces, I think are the opening track Overture, the three parts from title track and few more are simply top notch. I like a lot how musicians play with an amazing ease, each musicians knows very well his partiture, but in the end they all come a single unit, Klubkin's Voyage is a fine and intelligent album from out times in prog music. Plentty of great musicianship, duels between guitar and keybords, some flute appear here and there, all is well presented and above all every single track is a tottal winner in my book. From the excellent cover art, booklet all is great, I was really pleasent surprised, one of the better album from last year that needs a far more exposure, because they worth it for sure. From long to short pieces, Quorum has all the ingredients to become a solid band in this field, really curious how will sound their next album, because this direction band took with this album is 100% good all the way. 4 stars for sure and recommended.

b_olariu | 4/5 |


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