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John Holden



3.87 | 32 ratings

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3 stars On reflection, there are simularities between this and a Tony Banks solo album, in that there are many singers involved. The Fish songs always stood out on Tony Banks albums.

Whether many singers detracts from an album 'Being one whole' is a point. In 'Capture light' no one singer stands out, leaving the songs to take the laurels.

Again, like a Tony Banks solo record, 'Capture light' is a pleasant enough listen (Very enjoyable infact) without having moments that really stand out. All except two, that is. The first is the song 'Dreamcatcher' which I really enjoy and I find is in a class above, whilst the second is the haunting bell that precedes the last track 'Seaglass hearts'. You can almost smell the sea air.

If you approach the album in a similar way to a Tony Banks solo album, then you won't be disappointed. 'Dreamcatcher' is very enjoyable, and well worth a listen, but it's not enough to take the whole album into the 4 stars zone, for me at least. Regardless, it's still an enjoyable listen.

sussexbowler | 3/5 |


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