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Van Der Graaf Generator


Eclectic Prog

3.61 | 490 ratings

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4 stars 4.5 stars actually 28 years passed since last studio album (taking not into consideration Hammill's solo works here), and these guys are coming back with another musical treasure. This album falls very short from being true masterpiece due to only few weak points like track no.5, and probably liitle bit too much on improvisational disc 2. Otherwise album is brilliant. Very very impressive come back, showing us again what genius musicians VDGG are, with lots yet left to say to their loving audience. Nowadays when Grands of the genre, such as Arena, Spock's Beard, James LaBrie (DT to be listened to yet..) are coming up with absolutely unimpressive commercial rubbish, it is really great to hear that VDGG are writing another golden page in history of progressive music. "Present" is essential, very close to the masterpiece, and by all means an excellent addition to any prog music collection. Recommended!!!
eugene | 4/5 |


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