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The Alan Parsons Project


Crossover Prog

3.42 | 381 ratings

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5 stars 01. Voyager The beginning of the disc opens with a touch stronger, the guitars from the beginning make a friendly tone, the layers of keyboards go over to low and battery. A short introduction.

02. What Goes Up ... For that between What Goes Up ... and its great chorus, brings me a peace and a comfort that chorus, the back and intricate open space for the anguished refrain without equal. Very nice guitar break and more of guitar solos. The second part means Beatles means fanfare is unique, a work of impeccable production and composition.

03. The Eagle Will Rise Again The stronger of the band are the ballads with property (you know those songs we all heard beautiful and wonder who it is?) Of the third disc does not escape the rule and start amended the track 2, without a doubt Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson composers are sensational. Melody sensational, the vocias in the background, the guitar. And the most exciting refrões sticky and return to the scene, there is a disc tire as well, with no certainty.

04. One More River One More River back more animated and with an emphasis on low David Patton effects and full of beautiful passages, corretíssimos voice to the song (have to choose the voice), slowed amid a strategic, orchestra and band together and a wonderful solo of sax. Back to the feeling that everything is correct and that the disc can not stop. Emotional end for the entry of the next song.

05. Can not Take It With You What starts with an Egyptian climate means (after all we are talking about pyramids here), then follows a very cool riff, with emphasis on the voice too. Chorus and cool. Vocalizations, great beds of keyboards and sounds. Desert! Steadily. Battery in the front. Excellent voice and a great guitar break. More Egypt (until they had little of Egypt on the disc, since it focused more on the subject greed, which is represented by the signal pyramids), a very good end for music.

06. In The Lap Of The Gods Bells (we already know from where they took David Gilmour of The Division Bell). More sensational body in front giving climão for music, then a march cash (drums), guitars setting the tone. What I would call bandolins (not sure if it is) give a special touch, the music is full of climates that the orchestra does, is tense, but beautiful. And the choir gives an epic touch, the Renaissance everything. The reserve in the middle of a broken electric piano all different and cool, then followed suit by the blows of the orchestra, it has half the influence of bands like Therion and Haggard. Violins, they could not miss, huh! On lap cos Gods literally.

07. Pyramania Pyramania begins with a keyboard and a voice (both legal and funny and well), line of low and very well built solid base. A well Pagannini instrumental part (of a strange way) and la la las take account of the speakers, a song you tell us relaxed on the paranoid piramidescos (laughter).

08. Hyper-Gamma-Spaces This is instrumental in the way of Pink Floyd (the band's big influence), more or less in line On The Run, a footprint of synthesizer not to, will only modulates the notes while another does the melodies. I love these instruments. Travel without leaving the armchair or sofa.

09. Shadow Of A Lonely Man It is beautiful here, if I had to pick a song would be in doubt between What Goes Up ..., and Shadow Of A Lonely Man, two songs and beautiful without equal on all disks as the band always has. The top orchestra, the piano always in front, the perfect voice, emocionanal in a simple and beautiful melody, I respond to heart if it is not just beautiful? Every disc that would have a final as good as this.

The disc is fairly short, but all discs of the band are well and also do not need a disc that a disc has more than an hour for being good (by contrast, sometimes too long disks get boring). A great band that should be remembered more than usually.

ProgShine | 5/5 |


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