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Porcupine Tree


Heavy Prog

3.04 | 973 ratings

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3 stars I picked up this album on a whim really. I was in a CD shop with only 10, and it was the only PT album for that price, so I went for it. The first thing I noticed about this album (owning only FOABP and In Absentia) was how incredibly different it was. The second thing I noticed was that despite this, it actually has some really good stuff on it. My favourite track on the album is The Nostalgia Factory, which starts delicately and builds up into a strong and surreal heavy prog rhythm. Another highlight is the 10 minute long (exactly) Radioactive Toy, which once again shows frontman Steve Wilson's musical prowess. The final track I would like to mention (partly for it's musical quality and partly for it's humour) is Linton Samuel Dawson, which is in a word- crazy. The vocals are affected and high pitched and the lyrics are reminiscent of Beefheart or Zappa- I love it! All and all a pretty good album, but very different from their later stuff and inconsistent. 3 stars.
cynthiasmallet | 3/5 |


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