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Various Artists (Tributes) - Back Against The Wall (A Tribute To Pink Floyd) CD (album) cover


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4 stars A tribute to the famous concept album.

Note: this is not a boring and lazy pink Floyd tribute at all. Billy (ex-yes member) has brought some of the best musicians in rock to create this album. Back Against the Wall is very similar to the original version, and many of the sound effects are intact. I do not know if this may be good or bad for the one reading this review.

Notable differences:

_The Drumming (especially in the opening track) is superb and much more powerful than before. Thank you Alan White! _Another Brick in the Wall has different guitar solos. _Nobody Home's singing is accompained by Rick Wakeman's classical grand piano playing _Vera has a good guitar solo from Howe _Comfortly Numb is extremely different from the original, including a new instrumental section, and a harmony of voices leading the ending. (squire's voice is very easy to identify) _Waiting for the Worms has a trademark Emerson hammond solo at the end. _The Trial: a terrible cover.

If you have never heard The Wall, get that album first. While this is a great cover of that album, it is not superior.

If you are a fan of The Wall, do not miss this album! It is an excellent tribute. Roger Waters must be really happy when he heard this.

Zitro | 4/5 |


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