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Marillion - A Singles Collection - Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other  CD (album) cover





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3 stars If it were up to me every Marillion album would be judged a masterpiece. Instead it is not like that. There really is nothing more disturbing than believing this to be real. I still have a certain clarity that allows me to understand that there are situations that I cannot find positive. But, subsequently, do I see, perhaps, a negative or klucrative logic in compilations like this one? "A Singles Collection - Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other" should it be read as EMI's attempt to create the definitive Marillion album or an attempt to steal money from those looking for the never-released LP version of some good song? On the internet I read a nice description of some compilations. And that is the definition of "bastard compilations". They are those compilations with live, rare or remixed versions that force you to buy that compilation. I don't criticize that this means easy money for a record company but, in the end, what do they make of it? Oh ... Fascinating dilemma, actually and honestly. Musically I do not argue... But I remain, however, to think about what a compilation of this kind means. Single versions... Studio versions... Remixed versions... The only good thing is listening while you drive and want to stay relaxed. And so I wonder more and more if I'm reviewing the definitive marillion album (at that point in their history) or something useless (or something like that). In retrospect, I can't understand it. It is certain, however, that there is always good music to make everything enjoyable.
Prog123 | 3/5 |


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