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5 stars I have been a fan of prog from Yes and Pink Floyd days and recently have been discovering new bands, sometimes courtesy of this excellent site. The two bands that don't get many reviews here are Muse and The Secret Machines.

Back to this CD. Whilst every track has different styles to them in a funny way they all meld into each other. See other reviews.

Take the first track : Take a Bow.This is typical of the style of the CD - if you like this you will like the whole CD. It has an energetic and almost orchestral start, building up with swirling synthesisers to a crescendo and culminating in Matt Bellamy's wails and falsetto. His voice is like another instrument and is used very flexibly. Similar to Yes, listeners will probably either love or hate his voice but you can't ignore it.

This is energetic music and like modern music has a much faster beat than music of the 1970s. It has great drumming.

It is joyful, uplifting complex music. For me its not in doubt ithat its progrerssive music, but more than that, it is just brilliant.

Try it, buy it and enjoy it. No question 5 stars.

highfell | 5/5 |


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