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The Moody Blues


Crossover Prog

2.25 | 100 ratings

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2 stars "The Other Side of Life" could easily be named "The Other Side of Moody Blues" since they definitively jumped into pop. One may say that MB are poppish since the 70s with some eventual and sparse progressive flashes but we have to admit that many of these flashes were outstanding.

TOSoL has some good songs: the soft and MTV friendly 'Your wildest dream', the mellow 'I just don't care', the animated 'Rock & roll over you'; other tracks are hearable too. But when talking about progressive, nothing is heard.

Moody Blues is a band that I appreciate too much and I tend to acquiesce with their works but this one is only a piece for collectors/fans. Total: 2.

Atkingani | 2/5 |


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