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PHANTOM OF THE NIGHT

Kayak

 

Crossover Prog

3.44 | 61 ratings

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sinslice
4 stars Kayak is comparable to groups of a more 'enlightened or harmless' sound as Alan Parsons Project, Saga and to a lesser extent with Styx. There were no masterpiece (as it did Supertramp), but I find very nice a lot of songs from their discography.

Especially enjoy their first three albums for the most part, and Merlin (first side).

The case of Phantom of the Night is that, despite having less progressive attitudes to their first two discs or the A side of "Merlin", contains songs very well produced and with the band playing smooth and very accurate. Excellent leadership Scherpenzel, Slager very thoughtful contributions on guitar, and Reekersīs voice at a great time, like the drums of Werner.

 Keep the Change is one of my favorites of the group. Beautiful melody, great vocal harmonies and a great job of keyboards. True, it's more pop than prog, but great quality. Iīm not tired of this song. Great way to start.

Daphne, Winning Ways, Phantom of the Night and The Poet and the Man Band are other highlights. Ruthless Queen is an excellent ballad, too popular at the time. The rest is enjoyable and listenable

Kayak has a unique style and, depending on the type of music you want to hear, is appropriate and recommended....

Rating 3,5 to 4.

sinslice | 4/5 |

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