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MAGENTALANE

Klaatu

 

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2.63 | 37 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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2 stars This is definitely not an album that deserves a track by track description because the hole of this album is pretty weak indeed.

"Klaatu" was quite innovative (or at least creative) with their "10CC" oriented music in the late middle seventies and produced some jewels with "Hope" to only mention their greatest work.

Unfortunately, after this peak: only downwards could be considered. Damned low I have to say. Such an awful disco tune as "The Love Of A Woman" sets the pace for the whole of this album.

Even if the band is trying to rock at times, they aren't convincing for a penny ("Blue Smoke"). The problem is that when they are even thinking of performing some melody ("I Don't Wanna Go Home"); they are just cheesy, no more.

At the end of the day, very few positive comments can prevail after the listening of such a work. Maybe that "December Dream" reminds such the great fab four that it can be reminded as a great tune (which it is).

The hype is all gone for sure, quality music is only perceptible, and arrangements are far from being great.

In all: I can only rate this album withy two stars.

ZowieZiggy | 2/5 |

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