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NOWHERE LEFT TO TURN

Elegant Simplicity

 

Neo-Prog

4.00 | 3 ratings

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kev rowland
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Crossover Team
4 stars Steven McCabe is back with his eighteenth full length album, and again he has been joined by Christopher Knight on drums while Steven provides all of the other instruments. The album contains just four songs, but two of these are over seventeen minutes long while the other two are no slouches either. The longest song is the title cut which is over twenty minutes in length and also contains some vocals, here provided by Stephen Lyons. What is immediately apparent that Steven has decided to produce an album that while maintaining the Camel/ Floyd traits that we have come to love, has also decided that it is also time to produce music with a harder edge to it. This will never of course be a hard rock album but there is more concentration on riffs and chords from his guitar as opposed to just sinuous complex guitar lines. These are there as well of course, but here he has allowed his heavier influences to come through.

This is prog music that is going to appeal to a wide amount of listeners, and while he never gets into prog metal territory this slightly heavier approach is going to gain him new fans. If you have never come across Steven previously then you really need to do so. His website is one of the best prog sites around and there is plenty of music there to listen to, to get a flavour of what this guy is all about. If you have never listened to Elegant Simplicity then you owe it to your ears to do so. www.elegantsimplicity.com

kev rowland | 4/5 |

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