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Emerson Lake & Palmer


Symphonic Prog

4.17 | 2126 ratings

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5 stars Brain Salad Surgery, ELP's fifth album, is also the highest point in their careers. Ambitiously written to have a 30 minute suite (Karn Evil 9 - that was edited initially because of the LP limitation of 25 minutes on each side), this is the album that at the same time made their greatest statemement and also broke the camel's back. The tour that followed was huge, but the egos after the enourmos success made the band stop all activities for almost 2 years and upon their return in 1977, things were not the same anymore.

I gladly picked this album on the Remastered edition because the problem with the division in 'Karn Evil 9' was fixed. Now we have the track in its entirety clocking over 30 minutes. As it should be!

One of the highest points in Prog Rock golden years and a must have for every serious Prog lover.

ProgShine | 5/5 |


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