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Procol Harum


Crossover Prog

4.06 | 387 ratings

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4 stars One of my first and all-time progressive rock loves... "Shine On Brightly" my friends. Released back in '68, this was PROCOL HARUM's second release digging deeper and certainly darker than their highly talked about debut release with the monster hit "A Whiter Shade Of Pale". This is the classic line up with Robin Tower on guitar, David Knight (bass) , Matthew Fisher (organ) and Gary Brooker (piano). Songs are highly sophisticated and progressive in structure, with some of the genres best musical passages. Stand-out track is the classic 17 min epic "In Held Twas In I" which cleared the way for others to approach in a similar vein. Songs are very symphonic and memorable with solid musicianship throughout. Robin Tower adds some scrumptious lead guitar throughout and some of the extended jams are siomply breathtaking. A Desert Island pick for me...!

loserboy | 4/5 |


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