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GRIMACES

Mona Lisa

 

Symphonic Prog

3.48 | 41 ratings

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Prog-jester
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3 stars Yay! Only 1 review before mine and it's 1 star! That's unfair and smells like bashing!

3.5 stars go to MONA LISA's "Grimaces" - the first album I heard from them. Interesting enough and even enjoyable, but beware - this is French Theatrical Art Rock, and acquired taste is needed to rate it fairly. Music is influnced both by shanson-like insane singing and cirkus perfomance atmosphere and songs. Add a huge pile of GENESIS here. and you'll get an album-long "Harold the Burrel" ;) Seriously, if you like QUEEN and GENESIS theatrical fleur and can imagine it on French (with a noticable dose of French avant as well), don't hesitate much. I'll definetely check the other ones from MONA LISA avalaible in my area and return with my further impressions. Recommended!

Prog-jester | 3/5 |

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