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ENGLISH ELECTRIC (PART ONE)

Big Big Train

 

Crossover Prog

4.21 | 1097 ratings

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stefano
5 stars This is it. It is hard to describe what makes this CD so good. It almost has this spiritual/ transcendent quality to it. While Big Big Train's The Underfall Yard is good and so is English Electric Part 2, this CD goes beyond those to be something more.

There are not throw away songs here. They all count and they each contribute to this crescendo that explodes in the song A Boy in Darkness. I wonder if the band knew they were creating something so profound and rich when they recorded this CD? Did they just think they were recording another CD and not realize that this would be the high point of their career? It doesn't matter too much, I guess, because I can see it for what it is: a masterpiece.

stefano | 5/5 |

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