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SPACE SHANTY

Khan

 

Canterbury Scene

4.28 | 448 ratings

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stewe
5 stars I'm usually able to give 5 stars only to those albums lasting in my head for long time, bringing memorable impressions and experience, wake the need inside of me to re-play them again - to return to beautiful abstract world they create and where you can escape into. This piece is one of them, which works on emotional level that much.

However spectacular technical side and sound produciton - it is the base for such impression. Another substances are inspriation, creativity and disctinctivness. It is unlike anything, unique entity. There are elements and obivous reminiscences of other canterbury counterparts, jazz/fusion, symphonic prog, space rock, with melodic approach, almost pop sensibility. In the right mood it will cause constant shivers on your spine.

Vintage signature sounds of Hillage's guitar and Stewart's arsenal of keyboards, mainly organ and electric piano never sounded better. Harmonies of Hillage and Greenwood are childish and naive, but in the music context extraordinarily beautiful. Album is experimental but still very tight (on the contrary to Hillage's solo works). Overall combination and constellation form such amazing trippy chemistry.

It's music for shiny days of your life, which makes them unforgettable. Give it a chance, soak its unique raw psychedelic atmosphere, give yourself a favor and start the journey.

stewe | 5/5 |

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