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SILENT PROMISE

Turning Point

Jazz Rock/Fusion


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4.05 | 20 ratings | 1 reviews | 35% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1978

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Silent Promise (6:28)
2. Awakening (1:43)
3. May Day Morn (5:40)
4. Beginning Again (7:19)
5. Queen Of The White E (8:50)
6. Mirror (1:46)
7. Mirror Mirror (6:34)
8. Green Tranquility (3:24)

Total time 41:44

Line-up / Musicians

- Pepi Lemer / voice
- Brian Miller / acoustic & electric pianos, synth
- Dave Tidball / tenor & soprano saxes
- Jeff Clyne / bass
- Paul Robinson / drums, percussion

Releases information

Artwork: Paul Monteagle

LP Gull ‎- GULP 1027 (1978, UK)

CD Air Mail Archive ‎- AIRAC-1664 (2012, Japan)

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TURNING POINT Silent Promise ratings distribution


4.05
(20 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(35%)
35%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(40%)
40%
Good, but non-essential (25%)
25%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

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Review by Warthur
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4 stars The medieval-styled cover only heightens the parallels between Turning Point's work and jazz fusion as practiced by Return To Forever, though once again Silent Promises delivers something a bit more than that. With touches of a Canterbury-styled "voice as instrument" approach courtesy of Pepi Lemer (who would later be the Spice Girls' vocal coach!), the album largely continues the approach of the band's debut album - indeed, the most convenient way to get this, outside of the 2012 CD rerelease in Japan, is as part of a 2009 compilation on Vocalion bringing this together with the debut album, and the two go together so smoothly that you can't tell when one ends and the other begins. That's positive in terms of consistency, but also suggests that the band didn't have that deep of a bag of tricks - perhaps explaining why this was their swansong.

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