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STILL LIFE

Van Der Graaf Generator

 

Eclectic Prog

4.28 | 1011 ratings

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geneyesontle
4 stars Still Life is the cleanest VDGG album I ever heard to date. And it's my third experience from them, after Pawn Hearts and Goldbluff. But every record I heard of them has been a masterpiece. Seriously, from the distortion of Pawn Hearts to the mythic Goldbluff and this, these have everything you should hear about this great progressive band.

Pilgrims is a great opener. The first notes of organ within this song are just epic. A perfect opener from a perfect album.

The title track is beautiful and also very great musically. Everything that should be on a progressive track is there.

La Rossa has something that you never expect from a VDGG album. Worldwide influences. Especially from Italian music. It is the second best track of the album.

My Room is beautiful. The sax is just beautiful.

And finally, it is the moment to say to you everything I love about the final track. The best song of the whole album. Childlike Faith In Childhood's End. It is a Masterpiece. Everything I love about this band is here (exept for the distortion in the saxophones).

In conclusion, it is an underestimated masterpiece

geneyesontle | 4/5 |

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