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Porcupine Tree


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3.85 | 1365 ratings

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Isaac Peretz
5 stars If you actually want me to be honest: I'm not that much of a big fan of the first three Porcupine Tree Albums. On The Sunday Of Life is... I mean I have no idea what to say about that album, it's so bizarre that it's even hard for me to call it an album. Up The Downstair is the first good Porcupine Tree effort but it isn't that incredible and The Sky Moves Sideways is actually pretty overrated, I mean it's just a Wish You Were Here rip-off.

But Signify is different. This was the first Porcupine Tree album with a defined line-up, a very necessary and positive change. Signify is probably the first PT album that sounds like PT, and I can gladly say that it's one of their best efforts. The songs are strong with or without the album, and each of them are very dynamic, with memorable melodies and much more mature compositions from Steven Wilson.

The closer, Dark Matter, is my second favorite PT song of all time! I seriously can't describe how perfect it is, and it brings the album to an amazing end with its amazing solo section.

In this album you will hear a lot of Pink Floyd, and believe it or not, Dream Theater too!

I can easily say this is the best Porcupine Tree album before the 2000s, and the first one that deserves that sweet five star rating.

Isaac Peretz | 5/5 |


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