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The Alan Parsons Project


Crossover Prog

3.42 | 381 ratings

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4 stars One of the better of The Alan Parsons Project's albums. Cathes the spirit of their earliest music, and gives an insight into what will their compositions be like later on.

As usual for TAPP, the songs themselves mostly are not particularly progressive, but it is the overal composition and the recurring motif, the concept that matter and adds a necessarily progressive flavour. Some of the songs, like Can't Take It With You or What Goes Up are pretty straightforward, but unbelievably catchy and melodic. However, there are three instrumental works, On The Lap Of Gods being particularly outstanding and complex, mostly thanks to the orchestral parts.

All in all, Pyramid is a remarkable album, worth listening and thinking about and worth returning to.

Ampersand | 4/5 |


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