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Renaissance

 

Symphonic Prog

3.75 | 379 ratings

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Byron73
5 stars wot can you say:

pure melodic genius from first to last:

Can you hear me call is a stunning opener-john touts keyboards, mike dunfords guitar work and annie haslams vocals blend perfectly on this opener.

it is a beautifully constructed track, a pearl.

The Sisters follows the same lines but this time dunfords guitar is more subdued. annie Haslams vocals are still spellbinding though. This track is 7 minutes of pure brilliance.

Midas Man, wot a stunner, the bass is as i recall quite heavily featured on this, and it works a treat, not much more to say treally.

side two on the vinyl pressing kicks off with:

The Captive Heart, a beautiful almost anit-love song about keeping someone close to you but at the same time not knoeing wot you feel.

Annies singing is beautiful and all the guys play to perfection.

Last track is Touching once(is so hard to keep), a nine minute opus of such epic playing and singing it rounds the album off perfectly.

Annie and the boys served up a treat with this recored, ignore it at your peril, if you do ignore it youll miss out on late 70's prog at its finest.

Byron73 | 5/5 |

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