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4.42 | 24 ratings

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5 stars If you know the Original Album Classics series and similar, you know the deal here: small slipcase, set of CDs in simple cardboard sleeves replicating the original LP sleeve design, no booklet, no frills.

In this case, this collection brings together the first five Kansas studio albums. There's another box set which includes the Two For the Show live album and all the studio albums up to Drastic Measures - but you'd have to be a very uncritical Kansas fan to want all of those.

As it is, this is a cheap way to get the cornerstone of a Kansas collection, and for many this (plus perhaps Two For The Show) will be the only Kansas they really need. For a fairly reasonable price you get two widely-acknowledged classics (Leftoverture and Point of Know Return), a strong and overlooked album (Song For America), and two albums which aren't as hot as the others here but which both have strong moments and are nice to have as a bonus (Kansas and Masque).

Warthur | 5/5 |


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