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FOR KING AND COUNTRY

Cyan

 

Neo-Prog

3.40 | 46 ratings

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apps79
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3 stars Originally formed in 1984 by Rob Reed,CYAN split soon after,but in 1991 Rob continued their work,after receiving a letter from a fan of their early demo tapes.Totally based on his own forces,Reed re-arranged some of the old material,which -along with some new tracks- would compose the first CYAN album ''For king and country'' in 1993.The album is one of the most well-crafted UK neo prog releases,but it obvious lacks in originality.''For king and country'' follows the same path with PENDRAGON,that means an accesible form of neo-progressive rock with tasteful compositions,heavy use of keyboards and great guitar soloing.Reed's voice also resembles to PENDRAGON's Nick Barrett,while the album is split between instrumental compositions and vocal-tracks.For a one man-effort ''For king and country'' is a fantastic effort with strong musicianship,emotional fillers and a deep atmosphere and it comes strongly recommended by my side...3.5 stars.
apps79 | 3/5 |

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