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Gentle Giant


Eclectic Prog

4.30 | 1871 ratings

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2 stars NOT ESSENTIAL between 1972 -- 2008 I bought this album , impressed really by it's cover , in 1974 during a layover in london as Pilot , from hmv music stores in oxford street . I still have this vinyl album up till now . But , unfortunatly my Lenco turntable had the pleasure to play it only for four times . once in 1974 , 1982 , 1996 & today after reviewing your reviews in progarchieves . To be clear & honest with myself first , then with you proggers . I'm in fact a collector , my job with an airline gave me the chance to be always updated with bands , concerts , releases ETC...... the brothers Shulman has gone so far in exploring the underground of progressive music , in fact by mixing between musical instruments , using a new tech , surely without mentioning the classical - jazz spirit involved in their play . BUT ..., unfortunatly & certainly there was no impact (from my point of view) not either in the 70's , & not surely now . as far as i'm concern , i'll try to replay this so called essential in 2020 , maybe at that time i'll have the mood to discover its magical effect on you (Surely , reviewers )

N.B = this album & cd are surely in safe hands ,, mybe , for the future generations .

trackstoni | 2/5 |


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