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This Winter Machine



3.90 | 155 ratings

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5 stars An obscure recommendation that kept showing up when I was looking for good Prog albums several years ago. The front cover reminded me of Doctor Who for some reason. It had really good reviews and because of the front cover and the constant recommendation I decided to give this one a try. So glad I did!

Not many albums this melodic that have this much depth and sound like a different album every time you listen to it the first couple dozen times. The first listen impressed me quite a bit. Gave it another listen and another. How is this happening? After a few listens on the internet videos I just had to buy this album. Repeated listens and never getting bored as every listen was a new experience.

From the beginning piano solo from the title track at the beginning of the album to the hypnotic guitar solo at the ending track of Fractured this album has you glued to your seat from beginning to end. The Wheel is a very adventurous track and Lullaby a good Instrumental Rock track. After Tomorrow Comes starts with another piano solo. The arrangements and depth of this album are loaded much like my favorite albums from the 70's I have listened to dozens of times.

Yet nothing about this album really stands out as superb there is enough going on to make you come back for more. It's the only album that really has interested me from this band. Not many albums give me the experience this one did. Hope everyone who listens to this album has enjoyed it the same way I did.

altered_beast | 5/5 |


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