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Rare Bird


Crossover Prog

3.98 | 183 ratings

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Tom Ozric
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5 stars 'As Your Mind Flies By' is the 2nd album by Rare Bird, and what an album it is. In a word - MAGNIFICENT !! Centred around the twin- keyboards of Graeme Field (real 'dirty' overdriven Hammond Organ - heavier than lead, and maybe the Harpsichord) and Dave Kaffinetti (overdriven Electric Piano) together with Steve Gould (vocals/Bass) and Mark Ashton (Drums), these guys really make a noise. All that, and a knack for composing some 'killer' material make this release one to track down, immediately. From the opening track, through to the closing moments of the side-long 'Flight' ; the wonderful melodies, the amazing, often frenetic keyboard duels and Steve Gould's sweet voice should captivate any listener. Gould sings with a powerful rawness, fitting to the music, and he is often bright and positive, which is aided by the fantastic musical progressions which flow behind him. Apart from the entire album, 'I'm Thinking' has got to be one of the most incredible songs ever created. 5 star masterpiece.
Tom Ozric | 5/5 |


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