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4 stars This is the album that blew things open in a big way for Supertramp. It brought an amazing band out into the white, hot spotlight. The group had it's following before, but this album made them superstars. So full of pop sensibility while retaining a lot of their original sound and still full of surprises. But at this point, it has been so played to death because of the plethora of hits. No doubt about it though, this is still a lot of fun to listen to, but it's popularity has watered it down a bit. This is the album that opened myself and many other people up to Supertramp's great music and it also made the band my favorite for many years. The favorite spot now is inhabited by King Crimson, Porcupine Tree, Yes, and My Morning Jacket, but Supertramp will always hold a special place in my heart, especially the albums "Crime of the Century" and "Even in the Quietest Moments". If it weren't for this album, I probably would never have discovered the essential albums in their discography as early as I did. Plus, these albums influenced me to search for more prog since I loved Supertramp so much. Anyway, this is the entry point if you haven't yet discovered Supertramp, just make sure you listen to Crime of the Century if you want to hear a masterpiece. This one however poppy it is, is still an excellent addition to your prog rock collection, though.
TCat | 4/5 |


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