Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Gentle Giant - Gentle Giant CD (album) cover

GENTLE GIANT

Gentle Giant

 

Eclectic Prog

3.95 | 1254 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

apps79
Special Collaborator
Honorary Collaborator
4 stars Regarded as the most complex of all the well-known progressive rock legends of the 70's,GENTLE GIANT were formed in late 60's/early 70's by three multi-instrumentalists brothers:Derek,Ray and Phil Shulman.From their early begginings GENTLE GIANT knew exactly what they were doing.They wanted to create the most original sound ever to be heard by that time.''Gentle giant'',their debut,was released in 1970 by Vertigo label.It was an album characterized by its originality,complexity and diversity.The band delivered a unique mix of classic/hard rock,jazz improvisations,contemporary classical music and experimental passages...and all these influences were geniusly coverd by unusual polyphonic vocal arrangements,setting the seeds of what was going to come in the near future.Words are rather poor,if we want to talk about the significance of this album for rock history in general.An absolutely essential release for fans of intricate music!
apps79 | 4/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this GENTLE GIANT review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.