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Formed in 1990 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England

BIG BIG TRAIN was formed by Andy POOLE and Greg SPAWTON. They were joined by Ian COOPER (keyboards), Steve HUGHES (drums) and Canadian vocalist Martin READ. Initial influences on the band's music included Steve HACKETT, Anthony PHILLIPS, IT BITES and PREFAB SPROUT. A demo cassette tape of the band's first songs, recorded on 8-track, was released in October 1991 and was followed by live performances. The demo tape "From the River to the Sea" was re-recorded and released as a self-financed demo CD in May 1992, following which BBT played some higher profile gigs in England.

In January 1993, a second demo tape, "The Infant Hercules" was released and the band then spent the next six months writing the music for its first proper album, "Goodbye to the Age of Steam". This was recorded in a hectic two week period in July 1993. Soon afterwards, BBT signed to the progressive rock label GEP, where they found themselves as label mates of IQ.

"Goodbye to the Age of Steam" was a big leap forward for the band, both in terms of songwriting and recording quality. The response to the album was very positive, culminating in a licensing deal in Japan where the CD was re-released in 1995, with a bonus track.

In the meantime, Ian COOPER had left the band (for family rather than musical reasons) and live performances were put on hold while a replacement was sought and a new album was written.

Recording of BBT's second album commenced in July of 1995 (with Greg filling in on keyboards) and continued, sporadically, until completion 18 months later. During the sessions, a new keyboard player, Tony MÜLLER was recruited. Some of the songs from the new album were debuted at the band's only show from this period at the Astoria, London. "English Boy Wonders" was finally released in autumn 1997, although in an incomplete state as the band had run out of money to finish the album. "English Boy Wonders" combined progressive rock (GENESIS, VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR) with indie-pop influences (XTC, THE CURE.)

Steve HUGHES left BIG BIG TRAIN in September 1998 and went on to join THE ENID. He was replaced by Pete HIBBIT. They were subsequently dropped by their record label, GEP. After a few more live performances, the band's momentum seemed all but spent.

Greg and Andy began work on some new songs without the rest of the ban...
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BIG BIG TRAIN top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

2.37 | 56 ratings
From the River to the Sea
1992
3.43 | 205 ratings
Goodbye to the Age of Steam
1994
3.22 | 204 ratings
English Boy Wonders
1997
3.11 | 169 ratings
Bard
2002
3.64 | 271 ratings
Gathering Speed
2004
3.69 | 347 ratings
The Difference Machine
2007
4.20 | 842 ratings
The Underfall Yard
2009
4.22 | 1133 ratings
English Electric (Part One)
2012
4.11 | 908 ratings
English Electric (Part Two)
2013
4.02 | 647 ratings
Folklore
2016
4.00 | 550 ratings
Grimspound
2017
3.75 | 308 ratings
The Second Brightest Star
2017
4.04 | 446 ratings
Grand Tour
2019
3.84 | 183 ratings
Common Ground
2021
4.10 | 206 ratings
Welcome to the Planet
2022
4.09 | 51 ratings
Ingenious Devices
2023
4.67 | 3 ratings
The Likes of Us
2024

BIG BIG TRAIN Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.41 | 91 ratings
From Stone And Steel
2016
4.18 | 86 ratings
A Stone's Throw from the Line
2016
4.35 | 68 ratings
Merchants of Light
2018
4.38 | 29 ratings
Empire
2020
4.25 | 12 ratings
Summer Shall Not Fade: Live at Loreley
2022

BIG BIG TRAIN Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

4.65 | 44 ratings
Stone & Steel
2016
4.47 | 21 ratings
Reflectors of Light
2019

BIG BIG TRAIN Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.16 | 55 ratings
English Boy Wonders (2008)
2008
4.84 | 220 ratings
English Electric: Full Power
2013
4.26 | 22 ratings
Summer's Lease
2020

BIG BIG TRAIN Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

2.99 | 29 ratings
The Infant Hercules
1993
4.11 | 226 ratings
Far Skies Deep Time
2010
4.03 | 101 ratings
Make Some Noise
2013
3.78 | 114 ratings
Wassail
2015
4.27 | 48 ratings
London Song
2017
3.33 | 39 ratings
Merry Christmas
2017
3.59 | 28 ratings
Swan Hunter
2018
4.31 | 16 ratings
Lanterna
2021
3.30 | 10 ratings
Made from Sunshine
2021
4.44 | 16 ratings
Proper Jack Froster
2021
3.29 | 7 ratings
Bats in the Belfry
2021
4.00 | 6 ratings
Snowfalls
2022
3.17 | 6 ratings
Oblivion
2023
3.33 | 3 ratings
Miramare
2024

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 Ingenious Devices by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 2023
4.09 | 51 ratings

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Ingenious Devices
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by alainPP

4 stars 1.East Coast Racer (2023) starts directly after a Genesisian intro on the Anglican bucolic space, on the FLOWER KINGS, on, well I'm not going to name everything, BIG BIG TRAIN is now one of the prog dinosaurs who secrete vintage prog well made and allows prog veterans to keep hope that prog still exists! What else can I say about all the other titles? Well delivered, well delivered sound, David's voice which resonates as if he were still there; jazzy rock influences, flights of strings, breaks with spleen trumpet in the distance, a sound which makes me think of a progressiveness of XTC, if they had continued in this direction I maintain it. A spleen souvenir album which bathes in emotions, progressive dreams and which shows that we can have fun listening to music without bringing out an old dino from the 70's 2.The Book of Ingenious Devices as a spleen interlude, moment when David goes up there? 3.Brooklands (2023) is worth for its delicate piano arpeggio and its grandiloquent symphonic rise, a well-crafted and put together ersatz between GENESIS, SUPERTRAMP and another dino group, a pinch of the ALAN PARSONS PROJECT; a great progressive fresco that must always be tamed and which can explain why prog of this ilk only thrills ultimate fans: too long, too slow, too much for today's life, unfortunately. 4.Voyager (2023) for yet another pastoral, bucolic marshmallow title, with its progressive meanders, in which I find sounds of SPOCK'S BEARD, of the Neal MORSE BAND; a swirling tune to take as a fusion of genres and as a rise of musical art, a spleen title to eat and keep for yourself. 5.Atlantic Cable (live) live you have to know; 3 minutes of Genesisian drift and Alberto at the helm with a hoarser voice, for FM rock, AOR that would be perfect; we will get used to it; a long track which lacks pep, which leaves with a jazzy prog pop hint but which allows us to tumble into a divine guitar solo, yes with two big names in the guitar section, BIG BOG TRAIN can afford some nice breaks in the end; for me a spiritual son of Neal MORSE who transcends genre admirably. In short, whether we like it or not, a group which shows that the prog of the 2020 decade still exists, well done you can applaud.
 Gathering Speed by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 2004
3.64 | 271 ratings

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Gathering Speed
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by UMUR
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3 stars "Gathering Speed" is the sixth full-length studio album by UK progressive rock act Big Big Train. The album was released through Treefrog Records in 2004. Itīs the successor to "Bard" from 2002. "Bard" was originally meant to be a swansong from Big Big Train, as the band had more or less become a hobby project by the late 90s/early 00s, but band founder/guitarist Gregory Spawton got the troops together for another round replacing lead vocalist Martin Read with Sean Filkins in the process. The remaining members are Ian Cooper (keyboards), Andy Poole (bass), and Steve Hughes (drums). The latter returns after having been away from the band since "English Boy Wonders" (1997).

"Gathering Speed" is a concept album influenced by and dedicated to the airmen and women who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain. Stylistically itīs slightly more 70s progressive rock influenced than the direct predecessor, with an increased use of 12-string acoustic guitars and mellotron, but otherwise youīll immediately recognise this as a pre-2007 Big Big Train release. High level musicianship, decent production values, and an intriguing songwriting style (with great nods toward late 70s Genesis). Itīs nothing out of the ordinary for the style, but Big Big Train understand how to build climaxes, use dynamics, and create a nostalgic melancholic atmosphere.

They also happen to be skilled musicians and everything is delivered with great sophistication and finesse. Strong melancholic lead vocals, beautiful choirs, harmony- and backing vocals are supported by clever and tasteful instrumental arrangements. Although this is progressive rock, you wonīt find anything overtly complex here (although some song structures definitely are unconventional). Big Big Train are much more focused on the song itself and the melody lines and little compositional details which all help make a great whole.

Although Big Big Train would become even more interesting and professional over the next couple of releases (which also gave them their big breakthrough), "Gathering Speed" is the beginning of that successful journey. A transition album if you will from their slightly more amaturish previous releases towards their better produced and more professional future releases. A 3.5 star (70%) rating is warranted.

 Bard by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 2002
3.11 | 169 ratings

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Bard
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by UMUR
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars "Bard" is the fifth full-length studo album by UK progressive rock act Big Big Train. The album was released through Treefrog Records in 2002. Itīs the successor to "English Boy Wonders" from 1997. At this point Big Big Train were more or less inactive and the material featured on "Bard" were recorded over a long period from September 2000 to December 2001. The last incarnation of Big Big Train had spread in all directions, and lead vocalist Martin Read therefore only sings on some tracks on the album. Keyboard player Tony Müller instead sings the remaining lead vocals on the album. According to the bandīs website Big Big Train were at this point a hobby project and it was expected that "Bard" would be a swansong. The album was not widely distributed and the only CD pressing of the album was limited to 1.000 copies and as of now (November 2023) it has not seen a reissue.

Stylistically itīs a slightly more stripped down and less professionally recorded release compared to the two direct predecessors, but itīs not a demo quality recording by any means. Itīs mostly the drums which sound a little thin. The songwriting is pretty much on par with the last couple of releases, so itīs not a giant leap forward but at the same time itīs not a giant dip in quality either. Itīs another decent quality progressive rock release from Big Big Train, who fans of melodic late 70s/early 80s progressive rock/neo-progressive rock with melancholic atmospheres could find interesting. A 3 star (60%) rating is warranted.

 English Boy Wonders by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 1997
3.22 | 204 ratings

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English Boy Wonders
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by UMUR
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3 stars "English Boy Wonders" is the fourth full-length studio album by US progressive rock act Big Big Train. The album was released through Giant Electric Pea in 1997. Itīs the successor to "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" from 1994. As the band endured some financial hardships during the recording process of "English Boy Wonders" the original 1997 version of the album was released in an incomplete state, which the band were never satisfied with. The original version was only released in a very limited number of copies and Giant Electric Pea soon withdrew the album. Big Big Train however opted to reissue the album in 2008 through English Electric Recordings (the bandīs own label) in a compeletely remixed version featuring a lot of re-recorded guitar, bass and keyboard parts and also with some additional recorded parts. The tracklist on the 2008 reissue version has also been altered and according to the bandīs website the 2008 reissue version is closer to the bandīs original vision of the album than the incomplete 1997 version, which today is almost impossible to find (probably to the great joy of Big Big Train).

Stylistically the material on "English Boy Wonders" is a continuation of the melodic and melancholic progressive rock sound of "Goodbye to the Age of Steam". The band have moved forward in terms of more memorable songwriting, stronger musicianship, and (at least on the 2008 version) relatively well sounding production values. Thereīs been one lineup change since "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" as original keyboard player Tony Müller has returned, replacing Ian Cooper. Overall "English Boy Wonders" is a good quality progressive rock release and fans of late 70s/early 80s progressive rock/neo-progressive rock should be able to find a lot of intriguing material here. Itīs not the most innovative or the most original sounding release, but as mentioned above itīs another Big Big Train album showing progression from the last and a 3 - 3.5 star (65%) rating is warranted.

 Goodbye to the Age of Steam by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 1994
3.43 | 205 ratings

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Goodbye to the Age of Steam
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by UMUR
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3 stars "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" is the third full-length studio album by UK progressive rock act Big Big Train. The album was released through Giant Electric Pea in 1994. Itīs the successor to the 1993 demo album "The Infant Hercules" and features the exact same quintet lineup who recorded the predecessor.

A reissue/remastered version of the album was made available in 2011 through English Electric Recordings. The reissue/remastered version features three bonus tracks. "Far Distant Thing" is a remixed version of the track which originally appeared on "The Infant Hercules", "Expecting Dragons" is a new original track recorded by the 2010/2011 lineup of Big Big Train. Itīs not all new though as itīs actually a re-arranged combination of "Dragon Bone Hill" and "Expecting Snow", which are both tracks which appear on the tracklist of the original 1994 version of "Goodbye to the Age of Steam". The last bonus track is an extended version of "Losing Your Way", which is the closing track on the 1994 version of "Goodbye to the Age of Steam".

Stylistically the sound on "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" is the natural progression from the two preceding demo albums. A slightly more mature progressive rock sound meets the listenerīs ears, but it would be stretching it to call the material on "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" the sound of a fully mature Big Big Train. You get all the core ingredients of the bandīs sound here though. Subtle technical playing/intriging progressive parts, focus on melody and melancholic atmospheres, and generally high level musicianship. Itīs all packed in a relatively well sounding production job, but the production could have prospered from a more organic and meaty tone. Itīs maybe a bit thin sounding for comfort.

So upon conclusion "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" is a good quality progressive rock release, but itīs not outstanding or anything out of the ordinary for the genre. Late 70s Genesis and early- to- mid 80s neo-progressive rock fans will find features here to enjoy, but Big Big Train still had some work to do at this point before they would reach the big leagues. a 3 star (60%) rating isnīt all wrong.

 The Infant Hercules  by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, 1993
2.99 | 29 ratings

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The Infant Hercules
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by UMUR
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3 stars "The Infant Hercules" is the second demo album release by UK progressive rock act Big Big Train. The album was originally released in 1993 through through Least Perculiar Music/Avalon Records (on CD). Itīs the follow-up release to "From the River to the Sea" from 1991, which was originally a demo album release, which the band then opted to reissue in 1992 as their debut album. The bandīs website lists "The Infant Hercules" under albums, so Iīll refer to this as their second full-length studio album.

There have been a couple of lineup changes since "From the River to the Sea" as drummer Pete Hibbit has been replaced by Steve Hughes and keyboard player Tony Müller has been replaced by Ian Cooper.

"The Infant Hercules" features 7 tracks and a total playing time of 39:54 minutes. Opening track "Far Distant Thing" was recorded professionally at 24-track Parklands studios, while the remaining tracks were recorded using an 8-track analogue tape recorder. Most of the tracks were recorded in one take and only a few overdubs were made afterwards, making this a relatively crude recording considering the usually high standards of Big Big Train.

Stylistically this is Big Big Train developing on their early melodic/melancholic progressive rock style and itīs not much different from what you hear on "From the River to the Sea" (IQ, Marillion, and late 70s Genesis influenced progressive rock). Not many of the tracks from "The Infant Hercules" have survived to the bandīs current setlists but a couple of been re-recorded/ reissued along the way. Although "Far Distant Thing" was not initially included on "Goodbye to the Age of Steam" (1994), the 2011 reissue of the album includes a remixed version of "Far Distant Thing" as bonus material. The closing 9:25 minutes long epic "Kingmaker" was re-recorded with David Longdon on vocals during the recording sessions for the "Far Skies Deep Time" (2010) EP, but was actually not included on the first version of the EP, which featured the Anthony Phillips cover "Master of Time" instead. Subsequent versions of "Far Skies Deep Time" however includes the re-recorded version of "Kingmaker" where it replaces "Master of Time". Some of the most recent reissues of the EP features both tracks.

Just like "From the River to the Sea", "The Infant Hercules" is an early Big Big Train release that you can more or less just pass by. This is a band which got much better with time and Iīd say this is predominantly a release for the hardcore fans. Itīs not a bad quality release but itīs not of the quality youīd normally expect from the band either. A 2.5 - 3 star (55%) rating is warranted.

 From the River to the Sea by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 1992
2.37 | 56 ratings

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From the River to the Sea
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by UMUR
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars "From the River to the Sea" is the first demo album release by UK progressive rock act Big Big Train. The album was originally released in 1991 through Least Perculiar Music (on cassette tape only), but saw a more widespread release in May 1992 through Least Perculiar Music/Avalon Records (on CD). Some consider it Big Big Trains debut album, while others consider it a demo. The band themselves seem to be in between on the labelling and their website doesnīt offer a definitive answer.

No matter the labelling "From the River to the Sea" is a professionally produced album. The 1992 reissue does feature some re-recorded parts and two completely new tracks ("Returning to the Fold" and "Indian Souls"), which didnīt appear on the original demo version of the album.

While "From the River to the Sea" is arguably a professionally recorded release it doesnīt feature the most well sounding or well balanced sound production, and itīs also obvious that Big Big Train were still a bit immature as songwriters and performers. Lead vocalist Martin Read is a skilled enough singer, but he does not have the vocal style and charisma of later Big Big Train singers...at least not on this release.

Artists like IQ, Marillion, and especially late 70s Genesis are all valid references, but Big Big Train arenīt a clone act and donīt sound exactly like any of those artists. Itīs just to give the reader an idea of the musical territory of "From the River to the Sea". Upon conclusion "From the River to the Sea" is a promising first release by Big Big Train and itīs certainly worth a listen or two, but in retrospect Big Big Train would go on to release much higher quality music in the future and in that respect "From the River to the Sea" is a sligthly redundant release. A 3 star (60%) rating is still warranted though.

 Ingenious Devices by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 2023
4.09 | 51 ratings

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Ingenious Devices
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by kev rowland
Special Collaborator Honorary Reviewer

5 stars Given the importance of David Longdon to the history of Big Big Train it always seemed likely that the next release following his death was going to somewhat special. Yes, I know 'Welcome to the Planet' was released at the beginning of 2022, but that had already been long planned and David had performed on it and knew exactly what it was going to sound like. Here the BBT guys have partially re-recorded and rearranged three of their songs about technology, namely "East Coast Racer", "Brooklands" and Voyager" (which in total is more than 40 minutes of music), including a 17-piece string section recorded at Abbey Road, keeping David's vocals. There is a previously unreleased short orchestral piece, "The Book of Ingenious Devices", which links "East Coast Racer" and "Brooklands", and then a live version of "Atlantic Cable", which was recorded on the band's tour in September 2022 with ex-PFM singer Alberto Bravin.

One can see why Greg was keen to revisit the older numbers as here they have been lifted, and sympathetically dealt with to give them a new life. Any excuse to listen to Longdon's vocals is always to be welcomed of course, as he was one of the finest singers in the prog scene and here, he has been kept front and centre while the arrangements have been made more sumptuous and the addition of the strings lifts the songs to new heights. BBT are one of the largest prog bands around in terms of membership, and this allows them to take music in new direction without ever sounding muddied or confused. There is a delicacy and space within "Atlantic Cable", a poignancy perfectly captured by the introduction by piano and violin. It must have been incredibly difficult for Bravin to join the band in such trying circumstances, and he would be aware that every night the fans would be comparing him to Longdon, yet he is a fine choice as his voice is different enough to ensure he is not too close, yet similar enough to be able to pull it off and he is in total control throughout this.

This is yet another great release from BBT, and I look forward to the next album with great interest indeed.

 Ingenious Devices by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Studio Album, 2023
4.09 | 51 ratings

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Ingenious Devices
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by TenYearsAfter

4 stars My first review about a Big Big Train album on Prog Archives was in 2005, I wrote: "With their fourth release entitled Gathering Speed the UK band BIG BIG TRAIN seemed to have taken a giant step into the prog rock zone. To be honest, I was stunned by their progressive progress because I knew this band and was far from delighted about them." Well, almost 20 years later Big Big Train has turned into one of the leading prog bands, and I got their latest effort to review.

Releases information. Songs 1, 3 and 4 (featuring the late David Longdon) are completely re-arranged with a 17-piece string section. East Coast Racer is a completely new studio version recorded by the line-up of the band as it was in 2019. Brooklands features newly recorded drums, bass and bass pedals, while Voyager includes additional guitar and violin. All three songs have been re-mixed for this release. Ingenious Devices also includes a previously unreleased orchestral piece called The Book Of Ingenious Devices which links East Coast Racer and Brooklands. Finally Ingenious Devices features a live performance of Atlantic Cable, recorded at Friars, Aylesbury in September 2022. The extensive line-up on this compilation features drummer Nick D'Virgilio.

Apart from the short instrumental track The Book of Ingenious Devices (melancholical sound with wonderful violins) this compilation features four varied and dynamic epic compositions that sound melodic and harmonic, with flowing shifting moods, wonderful work on guitar and keyboards, and topped with the beautiful voice of David Longdon (with that Peter Gabriel-like emotion) and the 17-piece string section. I consider Big Big Train as one of the best current prog formations, and what a tribute to the late singer David Longdon, one of the best prog singers in this decade. And let's not forget the outstanding work by drummer Nick D'Virgilio. My highlights.

I love the exciting blend of the electric prog sound and the 17-piece string section, the shifting moods, and the final part wonderful with violin and Mellotron choirs and strings, concluded with moving guitar solo and tender piano in East Coast Racer.

The focus is on sensitive electric guitar and the beautiful emotional voice, halfway dynamic and powerful with wonderful electric guitar and strings, and what an awesome interplay, in Brooklands.

Tasteful arrangements with mellow piano, inspired vocals and violin, a classical sound, and Mellotron choirs, halfway a break with flashy synthesizer solo, tight drum beats and rock guitar, and in the sumptuous final part emotional vocals, blended with Mellotron choirs and fiery electric guitar runs in Voyager, wow!

The final song is a live version of Atlantic Cable on which new lead singer Alberto Bravin does a fine job. First an intro with tender piano and violin, then a mid-tempo with the propulsive Rickenbacker bass, embellished with Vintage Keyboard Heaven (Hammond, Minimoog and Mellotron choirs) and moving guitar, goose bumps. In the second part we can enjoy spectacular work on the synthesizer and strong breaks, this is the most Old School track on this compilation, and I am blown away!

Not to be missed by any serious proghead!

This review was previously published at the Background Magazine website, the oldest Dutch progrock source.

 Far Skies Deep Time by BIG BIG TRAIN album cover Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, 2010
4.11 | 226 ratings

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Far Skies Deep Time
Big Big Train Crossover Prog

Review by altered_beast

5 stars What a great EP! While The Underfall Yard showed this band making music in the modern era that only sounded like the best Prog of the 70's they release another showcase of songs that could have been on that album. Dave Gregory returning to become a full time member and making his presence heard.

Kingmaker was my introduction to Big Big Train. The first time I heard it was on Radio Rock UK in 2015 I believe. My mind was blown away and I ended up buying their albums very quickly. Having been quite the obsessed fan I am of classic Genesis this track had me out of my mind. And it's still a top 3 favorite if not my favorite track to this day from this wonderful band.

The shorter in between tracks are really good but have that presence of tracks to not be included on an album. That B-side feel which is not a bad thing but just makes these tracks more obscure and welcome and makes them fit right in.

The Wide Open Sea is another attempt at an epic which Big Big Train was really good at and probably got better at In later years. It's far less accessible than the other tracks during this time period. It has a sore of feel of Wind and Wuthering and early Steve Hackett albums.

If you love The Underfall Yard this EP is a must. One of those rare finds that is both an EP and an essential!

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