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RETURN TO MINGULAY

Oceans 5

 

Crossover Prog

3.93 | 137 ratings

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yvonne
5 stars Return to Mingulay is in my opinion a very beautiful mix of styles. Traditional folk songs in a nice prog coating, with widdling guitars and atmospheric key parts. Combined with brand new and equally beautiful tracks in the same style. But also a wonderful tune with spanish guitar, the track 6000 friends that is a lovely duet with Lorelei McBroom (I am SOOOOOO JEALOUS of that woman's voice right now!!), and even the thought of country music comes to mind sometimes. To those who don't think this qualifies as prog, I would say this is exactly what the 70's progressive rock music was all about. Artistic freedom and not limiting yourself by any one style, yet incorporating the strong rock elements of that time into the music.

To quote the reaction of a friend, which really says it all: James (53) from Michigan USA says "This is just the thing I would have listened to in my childhood, yet it's not like anything I've heard before."

yvonne | 5/5 |

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