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3.52 | 192 ratings

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2 stars At times is good (just good), at other times dull and forgettable

The Lack of Guitars Is probably one of the responsibles:

"Bedside Manners are Extra" (3.00 out of 5.00) Starts enigmatically but weak, it has a lot of piano and mellotron good moments but not as delightful as I expected. Also, vocals are a bit horrid.

"Pilgrims Progress" (3.00 out 5.00) This song brings back Hope after the regular performance of "Bedside Manners ...". Starts with Organ played together with flute in a melancholic form, then it became fast (not so). But certainly, when it ends I`m a bit dissapointed but I admit it, it has good moments.

"Time to Dream" (2.50 out of 5.00) Definitely a regular song, I don`t know if I like it or if not, its notorious the lack of emotion while singing and playing.

"Drum Folk" (1.00 out of 5.00) Good Drummer (just good) but this kind of song, usually, I use to skip. It`s just a drum solo with organs and keyboards added, just to make it more tolerable than the drum solo alone.

"Sunkissed You' re Not" (2.25 out of 5.00) There are times when this song are moderately enjoyable and when it bores you to the bone.

"Chalkhill" (4.00 out of 5.00) From my point of view this is the best song of the whole album. I put the volume up: it starts friendly and tender and it has very good atmosphere. Then it became faster and rockier when its more enjoyable and you just move your legs and head to the beat of the song. If this song had electric guitars (replacing some keyboards) and a more Heavy sound probably it may deserve a high rating.

2.75 stars really, it don`t deserves 3 stars, I think

raul_siberian | 2/5 |


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