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Gentle Giant


Eclectic Prog

3.95 | 1254 ratings

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3 stars Behind the wonderful cover art, there is 37 minutes of dynamic, ecletic and varied music, promoted even further with the band's excellent instrumentation, showing both their song writing talents as well as their talents on the instruments. The music is very adventurous and diverse, containing all from blues, folk and hard rock, and gives strong hints of what to come later in their discography, though you also can hear that they were still searching for the right "sound" and form. It's a very impressive debut, despite a few weaker moments ("The Queen") and it can be compared to Jethro Tull and Genesis' more obscure works.

A very good album in overall. Get it if you are a fan or if you want some other interesting prog-rock to listen too, though their 1972-1976 works are even better, this one is still worth a try. 3.5/5

Bj-1 | 3/5 |


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