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Emerson Lake & Palmer


Symphonic Prog

4.24 | 2376 ratings

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5 stars Emerson, Lake and Palmer's debut is by far their best effort. This album brings me to my career as a musician. After Wishbone Ash's first album (my favourite album of all time), this one was as a Big Bang from nothingness. I am clearly not objective, but I think this album gives to music real classical prog at highest level (Thank you mr.Emerson for NICE piece of music, too).

Power rock trios like Cream, J. Hendrix Experience, Grand Funk Railroad and so on, gave as an idea, that a man doesn't need too many musicians to make great music. ELP takes it one more step farther. They gave us a flash of perfection.

One by one,

Greg Lake was one of the greatest singers in prog (as King Crimson fans hugely agree) and he is still one of my favourite voices in music. Well, he is a good bass guitar player, too.

Keith Emerson - hm, what to say and stay original? One word will be enough - the BEST.

Carl Palmer is awsome drummer (one of my first idols) and in his age on this album I have no doubt to call him a Master drummer.

Songs are all great, I personally like most Knife-edge (as a citizen of ex-Czechoslovakia) and Take a pebble. Great work, one of the best top ten albums af all time not only in prog.

Hejkal | 5/5 |


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