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2.79 | 6 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Apprentice Of The Universe
2. Nimos & Tambos

Line-up / Musicians

Jon Courtney / vocals, guitars, keyboards
Chloe Alper / vocals, bass guitars
Greg Jong / vocals, guitars - left early 2005
Jim Dobson / vocals, keyboard, guitar, bass guitar, violin
Andrew Courtney / drums

Releases information

Poptones MC5089SCD, 7" Vinyl - MC5089S
Released 19/4/04

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PURE REASON REVOLUTION Apprentice Of The Universe ratings distribution

(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (33%)
Collectors/fans only (17%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

PURE REASON REVOLUTION Apprentice Of The Universe reviews

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Review by ProgBagel
2 stars Pure Reason Revolution - 'Apprentice of the Universe' 2 stars

Well, not much to say about two songs.

This is the earliest release of this band so far. If you listened to this work after the 'The Dark Third' you can get a lot of insight at what they patched up. There are many things missing on this EP. The first would be the production job of Paul Northfield that really brought this band alive. The drums on the album sound appalling to me, they are played well but sound so dead. The second would be the layers of the music. There are plenty of more guitar parts on their first official album along with plenty of samples to keep the music interesting. This EP in conclusion is two tracks at their core, later developed into wonderful pieces of art. This is for collectors only I'm afraid.

Latest members reviews

4 stars There is no way in which you can objectively judge a band's music on the basis of just two songs. But in this case, it'll have to do. Intriguing music, bearing a strong mark of the good musicianship that the band is about to show in their upcoming works and forshadowing of what Pure Reason Revolu ... (read more)

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