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5 stars This is the first time I write a review of an album , and what better to write about Ayreon and " The Theory of Everything "

I not compare this work with previous work of Lucassen , each has qualities and innovations that stand by themselves , which are unique and unrepeatable .

The Theory of Everything , if it is very true that not it has many new features in music ( melody, rhythm , etc. ) have this new format that had never presented Arjen, to manage " suites " as short tracks , and not a track, they use many groups in your albums.

Imagine voices, of Ayreon, is easy, but finding the perfect voices, suitable for each of their characters, only Arjen. And the instrumentalists... are gods.

The little that is new in this delivery, not enough for a good job . Which protrudes from this album?, as in many of Arjen , is the ability to create tracks so melodic , so harmonious , rhythmic . Compasses , notes, well designed and simple, not need to be trained in music to feel the music with Arjen.

This disc has what characterizes all the other projects Arjen. And Ayreon, alone is fantastic. Regardless of all progressive masters that are in this album (masters ... gods ... progressive rock legends ) the musical idea is awesome , the interpretation, instrumental technique and vocalists make further highlight this beautiful work .

Possibly Arjen had in mind another result, trying to change the style that their other albums had. The only problem I see in the design of work of Lucassen , is the obsession with metal. Arjen has a giant musical brain so that could explode perfectly in any other genre that was not metal. But all , all work are with metal, that does not mean it is not good at it, on the contrary, is a genius, is a master of his other projects , but it has become very repetitive. Maybe I should try to work in other genres other than metal, has too many excellent progressive rock influences and divine creativity.

And working only the metal,should experiment with new things, take risks and invest more or propose different views to achieve make their excellent work, and all this within Ayreon. Because makes everything different in other proposed projects ( Guilt Machine, Star One , Stream of Passion, solo )

Ayreon is a project so ambitious , so unique, full of creativity; lyrical and musical , which needs to be renewed by necessity, is so big, so huge is Ayreon , that need not be limited.

A rating of 5/5 is well earned , it worked well . Five stars because it tells a good story, five stars because I do not change the essence of Ayreon; musical characteristics that are as unique to Ayreon. Five stars for their creativity that surrounds all his cosmogony , five stars for the music, with good hues. Chiaroscuro.

Hopefully that Arjen, continues to do stories , creating music that it great, because it does very well. and discover what hides in the mind of Arjen.

Rossanbach | 5/5 |


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