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Brian Eno


Progressive Electronic

3.80 | 211 ratings

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5 stars This marks only the second time I've bestowed a five-star rating upon an album here (the first was for Genesis' "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway"). Like that album, this work boasts strong performances, composition, and arrangements. Does this mean that I think less of "Here Come The Warm Jets", "Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)", or "Another Green World"? No, I consider them all essential masterpieces of......SOME kind of music (not Progressive Rock). I just picked this one because, since it came last among the four albums, it has the best sound quality! There are plenty of other five-star albums on this site by big names and not-so-big names; I won't review them because everything has been said about them that needs saying. Getting back to the album, it's one of the few I own that I can play anytime, and immediately get on "the same wavelength". It's an album that fills me with euphoria, because it manages to be slightly cynical and guileless at the same time. Eno was definitely channelling the muse during the making of this one.
soundsweird | 5/5 |


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