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OUT OF WATER

Peter Hammill

 

Eclectic Prog

3.33 | 99 ratings

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Bonnek
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2 stars After the 80's sounding Foreign Town album, Hammill continues using the same overproduced and swollen vocals and plastic-synth sound.

On the Surface and A Way out have some potential but Hammill's vocal indulgences make them stray off the path a few times. Something About Ysabel's Dance would be the only track worth recommending to anyone who is not an devoted fan.

I feel that, with another producer, acoustic drums and other sound choices, some of Hammill's early 90s albums could have been a lot more interesting, but instead they just ended up being something that varies between good, generic, predictable, and terribly dated. It's still Hammill and in that respect still unique, but it's not what we came to expect. Nadir's very dead and buried here I'm afraid.

Bonnek | 2/5 |

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