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    Posted: May 08 2007 at 14:21
Three years after Gathering Speed BIG BIG TRAIN's new release called The Difference Machine is on the way to be pressed. Release date is unknown yet.

The album is consisting of 7 tracks and was developed with the help of drummer Nick D'Virgilio (Spock's Beard) and Pete Trewavas (Marillion).

Current news at  http://bigbigtrain.blogspot.com/


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 08 2007 at 18:30
wow, they've made some strides, I remember when I got the last album and spoke the band, I thought it had good potential but needed work in the lyric/melody department. I'm anxious to hear what they've done.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 31 2007 at 11:10
album release coming soon! Tongue

The Difference Machine

three long excerpts are available on their website http://www.bigbigtrain.com/








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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 20 2007 at 19:35
Has any one got this yet and is willing to make a recommendation or review . I'm keen after hearing excerpts but would appreciate some guidance.
Looking still the same after all these years...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 06 2007 at 21:19
If anyone has their pre-order, can you give the rest of us some guidance on this one? The Progressive Ears review referred to on the blog/news chapter on the website is extremely complimentary........almost apologetically though, which is a bit of a worry.

I like the bands compliment with both strings and woodwinds on this one, not to mention some apparent contributions by D'Virgilio, Meros and Trewavas. The excerpts are also promising , but will this release as a whole live up to expectations.......

Anyone at all yet?

[Official release date is 17/9].
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2007 at 21:37
Bill g , an obvious fan, has written a recent review [ thanks bill]. Anyone else yet?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2007 at 21:41
I received the promo from the band and as I have precious little time these days (and I have other promo's as well to review), it'll take some more time til this one is done, but so far it's pretty a decent album (mature, rich in sound) and one that needs (like many others) repeated listens with concentration.
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 24 2007 at 15:56
Originally posted by mrgd mrgd wrote:

Bill g , an obvious fan, has written a recent review [ thanks bill]. Anyone else yet?
 
I wrote one as well, here:
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 24 2007 at 16:37
Very informative review, Assaf Thumbs%20Up

listening to the excerpts I can say this release must be better than 'Gathering Speed' ...

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