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The Moody Blues


Crossover Prog

3.51 | 305 ratings

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The Lost Chord
5 stars 10/10 Masterpiece

It only gets better now. Question of Balance seems to be the elightened day for Mike Pinder. This album has such a wonderful vibe it makes me want to cry all over my computer while I listen to it. Man! This is incredible stuff. The Moodies manage to take simple rockish arrangements and create complete brilliance throughout. There are too many great single tracks on this record, I just love it. Pleae, Question? That bridge!?!? Unheard of...absolutely breathe taking, thanks. Tide Rushes In is just a great Ray Thomas peaceful little ditty, I love it. How Is It, Don't You Feel Small and Tortoise are all good, but not quite up to par with the other epics on here. It's Up to You through to the end is downright incredible. I can't even listen to it anymore without crying tears of joy. With the wonderful hippied out visions of Pinder, Minstrel's Song brings us a little run around in the field melody. A great little song with great arrangement and just totally positive vibration. Dawning is the Day destroys me...Hayward is just a vocal genius and his guitar work is even astounding on this, let alone the damn MELODY! Wow... And now, Melancholy Man? Pinder solidifies his brilliance here. I adore this song and I love this mans contribution to the Moody Blues. Thank you again, this is not music this is PASSION. Tell me it is over...wait, it's not? You are serious. You are going to put a track entitled The Balance with moral references to match only the most flawless ideals, Mike Pinder speaking over a melody so powerful it is not containable, and an outburst to end with Justin Haywards best vocal moment in all Moody Blues history? Thanks. This could be the best band of its time. Just open your eyes and realize the way it's always been, just open your mind and you will find the way its always been...Just open your heart and that's a start. Thank you so much!

The Lost Chord | 5/5 |


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