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SURREVIVAL

Quidam

 

Neo-Prog

3.05 | 52 ratings

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Rivertree
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3 stars Yes - Emila Derkowska had left the band. But they have found a good substitute for her with a sensitive voice. Yes - this is not Quidam you remember and the whole sound seems to be more british.

'Airing' is the opener but only a collection of soundscapes. 'Hands Off' follows and for me is one the best Prog-songs in 2005! The track contains all what in fact for me is Prog - a good melody which gets a place in your brain for a longer time, hard riffs combined with floating sections here dominated by a flute.

Yes - some parts of 'surREvival' are similar to Porcupine Tree (Signify/Absentia) or other bands. For example 'Everything's ended' begins like Ozric Tentacles and continues like RPWL. On 'Queen of Moulin Rouge' you may examine David Gilmour. But where is the problem? If you often listen to music it's not unusual to hear pieces which remind you of other bands.

Conclusion: not spectacular - a good solid prog release - 3.5 stars because I'm impressed by 'Hands Off'.

Rivertree | 3/5 |

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