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4.14 | 784 ratings

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5 stars It's an interesting question to ask yourself: what's a real masterpiece. What comes into my mind is: Into the electric Castle. But that's a little easy of course. A masterpiece to me is an album with a certain kind of grandeur over it, a work of art which is given an enormous amount of attention to. And both these aspects apply to this album. This is a real project. But of course that on itself is not enough to be a masterpiece. The music has to be outstanding as well. Don't worry, also that is the case here.

This is by far the best product of Arjen Lucassen, despite the fact he has done more very nice jobs. In fact this suits me so well that it's almost as if it's written for me. Please Arjen, write me a superalbum, one that makes me go into raptures. Ok, I'll make Into the Electric Castle, will that do ? Something like that.

I can go into details about this great doubler but it's not the kind of album to do that. It's just a masterpiece, what can I say more ? Ok, if you do want me to mention some highlights: Isis and Osiris and Amazing Flight, how about those two ? I can't think of much better compositions than these songs. And what about the production ? Also a big A for that.

I don't think I have to say anything more: 5 stars (at least).

progrules | 5/5 |


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