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Symphonic Prog

4.66 | 4085 ratings

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5 stars This is definitely a true masterpiece of progressive rock. Totally original and very creative. I'm so glad the fans here have rated this #1 for so long. Beautiful compositions and playing. The fans here have very good taste!

This is THE album, when i first heard it in '74, that introduced me to Bill Bruford and turned me onto off-beats and a rewarding listening experience of complex time signatures. I had no idea that any human was able to translate pure musical magic into a way that we could all enjoy. I owe this album to filling a musical void in me that the other early 70's classic rock bands could not fill (and also bands of today). This album led me onto my quest of digging for more prog music up to this day so many decades ago.

This is truly a masterpiece. In this fast pace world that we live in, where technology advances every 18 months, it's easy to miss the beauty while we pass by so fast but for those people willing to take the time to listen and absorb are the winners and get the reward of continued soul fulfillment, with every listen, that this music has to offer.

dako40 | 5/5 |


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