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Jeff Wayne


Crossover Prog

3.97 | 202 ratings

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5 stars What ??? Only 35 reviews ? Than it's time for another one, mainly to suggest this magnificent opus magnum to the younger of heart and soul among us.

I remember the first radio broadcast in 1978 by Veronica (Dutch radio station). I held my radio cassette recorder below the blankets to listen and record the 90 minutes broadcast. I was amazed; I'm still amazed. In fact, years later, it was the first CD I bought and played on my Onkyo CD player.

What's on the album is well described by other reviewers. The only thing I can add is that once you come in front of this album ... try it .

But what about the movie ? In my humble opinion the movie is not a good reflection of the music. The original musical versions appeal to a persons imagination. The music enlarges emotion and tension. If you have seen the movie, which is not very strong, one could easily forget the music. Don't do so. Give the album a chance of its own.

No less than 5 stars for this great piece of work.

Hermanes | 5/5 |


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