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Brian Eno


Progressive Electronic

3.61 | 200 ratings

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2 stars I guess that the title of this album says enough fulfilled its merit in its own right. I am quite of a critical angle about this album (I bet you) that most of the reviewers here. OK: this album is a nice journey to smokey and trippy music. But unlike the great Tangerine Dream or the huge Klaus Schulze, there are hardly great moments to succumb. This is a fine and easy electronic ensemble for sure. But can you tell me where the emotion is? There some decent portion of music probably but no more. Actually, the whole of this album sounds quite flat. I preferred by a million miles his partnership with other artists (Bowie to name one). Great albums were produced under his umbrella. But this "Airport" stuff is just what it was meant for: you are waiting for your flight in an XWZ airport; you queue at the gate, you wait for customs clearance and listen to some anonymous music. That's it! I can't really be enthusiast about such a release. I guess that it is because I have listened to quite a bunch of great ambient and electronic prog prior releases prior to this one. It is average at best, boring for most of the time and globally weak: fantastically dreadful airport music.

Two stars in my ears.

ZowieZiggy | 2/5 |


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