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Glass Hammer


Symphonic Prog

3.88 | 316 ratings

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5 stars "The Song Remains the Same" (Led Zeppelin)

What a beautiful music. it's purring like balsam on the wounds. Vocal is outstanding (just a sample, how history repeats itself); organ and bass work is excellent. Entire album is great, especially last 2 songs (about 35 min) - real masterpieces of prog rock, not less. The more you listen to it, the more you like it. Since release of Close to the Edge a lot of musicians were fascinated and inspired by it. However, nobody came so close and did it so well, as Glass Hammer with their last 3 albums. Artwork is remarkable, as well. as the music. It deserves to be at least on cardboard sleeves.

This album is recommended for Yes fans and for all complex symphonic prog lovers. What, if you're not one of them? Then, it is not necessary to leave your review.

When Glass Hammer said "If", it means: If this album was done by Yes with Anderson vocal, how would you rate it? In other worlds: Is it fair to rate the same music differently, depending on the group name? Is this "buy or die" album? For those, who want that the song never ends, it is. 5 golden stars.

toilet_doctor | 5/5 |


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