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Citizen Cain


Symphonic Prog

3.35 | 75 ratings

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5 stars Citizen Cain was formed back in 1982. It has gone four years since their last album " Raising the Stones" and it isn't until now I've had the great pleasure to hear the band. And what a nice surprise! "Playing dead" is one of the better albums I've heard recently.

The band sounds a lot like early Genesis but with a more modern sound. The vocals singed by the bassist Cyrus reminds of Peter Gabriel, and that's of course an explanation why they sound like early Genesis. There are also reminiscences to neo-progressive rock la Marillion and Pendragon, and the complexity of the music makes you think of King Crimson and even Yes at times. This is what I define as good old classic progressive rock in the true spirit of the genre.

This might be a future progressive classic, at least it's gonna be one of the better albums this year. If you're still isn't convinced you can find MP3 clips for download on The Citizen Cain website, but there's really no need for that, order the album immediately. Highly recommended!

Greger | 5/5 |


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