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CHICAGO [AKA: CHICAGO II]

Chicago

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.14 | 192 ratings

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5 stars It starts with "Movin In" , pretty much a straight forward rock song with a jamming bridge. "The "Road" is a hell of a song, has a really cool pattern on drums and jazzy chords. Track 3 "Poem For The People" is my personal favorite song on the album..Its just a perfect song all the way through. The bridge is pretty proggy as well.

"In The Country" and "Wake Up Sunshine" are both good songs, but not as mind blowing as the following epic. "Ballad For A Girl In Buchannon" is one of Chicago's best songs. It ranges from track 6-12 with many styles combined into one.

Next song is "Fancy Colours", another great song. This song sticks out more than any other on the album, its very trippy sounding the last half..Next is the hit song "25 or 6 to 4", maybe my least favorite on the album just because of how much ive heard it. Next up is "Memories Of Love" This is the most orchestral piece on the album, Infact there is no rock in this 9 minute song.

Next we have the 10 minute "It Better End Soon" ranging from track 19-23. The last prog rock song on the album, lots of kath messing around on guitar (nothing ever wrong with that). The last song is "Where Do We Go From Here"...I would have prefered the album to end with the previous song, but they added this little piano oriented piece at the end.

ProgEpics | 5/5 |

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