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Eddie Jobson


Progressive Electronic

3.31 | 82 ratings

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3 stars It'really hard to rewiev this album... Why? Because I have always appreciated Eddie Jobson as a great keyboards player (and violinist) and also as a composer. He had a big contribiution in creating U.K. album bringing perfect skills in playnig and unusual music ideas in composing (alongside with John Wetton).

"The Green Album" seems like a little confusion. I have to admit that it sound not like U.K. or Curved Air albums but more like ... The Buggles. A Lot of electronic sounds, simple vocal harmonies, impecunious arregement - that's what Eddie Jobson presented on this album. Songs like "Green Face" or "Listen To Reasons" with their climate could be released by Trevor Horn and Geoffrey Downes on "Age Of Plastic" album.

But the good thing is that Eddie sounds better in instrumental tracks like "Prelude" (soundlike ELP's "Fugue" from "Trilogy" album) or gently "Nostalgia" which included beautiful violin solo. Also I have to distinguish instrumental intros of "Resident" (U.K. in the flesh !!!!) and "Turn It Over" (if you like "disciplineted" King Crimson).

Summing up: if You will listen to "The Green Album" with too many expectations You may be dissapointed. Must expect and accept not to ambicious songs prepared by Eddie Jobson on this album.

Patique | 3/5 |


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