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Crossover Prog

3.88 | 129 ratings

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5 stars Alright, I've been a big fan of the Arthurian legends that dealt with the epic tale of the Matter of Britian ever since I was a child and I'm a big fan of instrumental music, and this album mixed both together perfectly resulting in very well composed songs that retell the life of King Arthur and Merlin through the use of song lyrics. I actually stumbled on to this album by accident when searching for a transcript of The Sword in the Stone on Google, since Kayak began way before my time I had never heard of them until up to that point. Songs such as The Sword in the Stone and The Future King have a perfect mix of rock band instruments and orchestra and the string ensemble is so brilliantly written in The Purest of Knights. Simply put: This album blends orchestra and rock together seamlessly which is something several bands have failed to do when they attempted it.
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