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T2 - It'll All Work Out In Boomland CD (album) cover

IT'LL ALL WORK OUT IN BOOMLAND

T2

 

Heavy Prog

4.10 | 158 ratings

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Magnum Vaeltaja
4 stars British heavy symphonic blues power trio T2's crowning gem, "It'll All Work Out In Boomland" is a truly archetypal release of the early 70's.

A perfect compilation of all of the nuances of the emerging prog sound at the turn of the decade, "Boomland" ranges from the heavy blues rock of "No More White Horses" to the hazy psychedelia of "In Circles" to the lightly orchestrated balladry of "J.L.T." to the symphonic grandeur of "Morning". Impressively enough, though, it sounds neither dated nor derivative. Instead, T2 presents a very interesting, and powerful, patchwork of all of the different musical ideas being tossed around in UK at the time.

I would rate this a masterpiece if it wasn't for the slight limitations in terms of sound that are posed by the three-man lineup; aside from "J.L.T.", which features some gorgeous brass arrangements, the guitar-bass-drums sound can get a little monotonous. As it stands, this is a solid 4 star album; an excellent addition to not just any prog collection, but any classic rock collection, too.

Magnum Vaeltaja | 4/5 |

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