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2.72 | 15 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1995

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Another Lonely Night
2. Running From The Rain
3. Burn With Rage
4. Playing The Part
5. Death Of A Nation
6. Up In Smoke
7. Between The Sheets
8. Where Were You God?
9. Two Sides
10. The Journey

Line-up / Musicians

- Clive Nolan / keyboards
- Ian Gould (Moon) / vovals
- Karl Groom / guitar
- Peter Gee / bass
- John Bowman / drums

Releases information

Medicine Man Records MMRCD001

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MEDICINE MAN The Journey ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
Collectors/fans only (27%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by Prog-jester
2 stars I'm afraid my review will make the album's rating lower, but I can't lie to myself - this is not a Masterpiece for sure, not an excellent addition and not even a good album for a Prog fan. I expected something of SHADOWLAND's kind, and I won't say I got an hour of head-crushing Avant-Metal instead. No, MEDICINE MAN's debut is a solid work in best AOR-traditions, with memorable choruses, power guitar chords and wonderful synths layers, not to mention flashy solos from both Nolan and Groom, who are the Masters of their work. But sorry, there's too little dynamics and it's hard to tell one track from another (especially in the middle of the album). It's not like it's bad or something, but it's really more a Hard-AOR/Neo-Prog album, so don't set expectations too high. Nice and enjoyable stuff, but a little bit too derivative and average even for Nolan/Groom duo. Only for die-hard SHADOWLAND- and-the-likes fans.

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3 stars Interesting side project by such luminaries of the neo prog movemnt such as Clive Nolan and Pete Gee (Pendragon) and guitarrist Karl Groom (Threshold). But curiosly enough, it does not sound like any of the aforementioned bands. In fact, aside from the keyboards introduction of the first song, ne ... (read more)

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