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Porcupine Tree


Heavy Prog

4.02 | 1537 ratings

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Mr. Mustard
4 stars Lightbulb Sun is the last album of what many call the pop-prog era of the band. Song-wise there really isn't anything that jumps out significantly, which is probably due to this being a pretty consistent album from beginning to end. You have your standard pop-rock tracks in '4 Chord That Made A Million,' 'Shesmovedon,' and 'The Rest Will Flow,' while 'How IS Your Life Today,' 'Where Would We Be' and 'Feel So Low' are ballads.

'Last Chance to Evacuate Planet Earth,' 'Hatesong,' and 'Russia On Ice' are the move proggy tunes, and also have a few metal moments which foreshadow what is to come.

While there is nothing spectacular about this album, it is pretty consistent and is great for someone who likes a little pop-rock with their prog.


Mr. Mustard | 4/5 |


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