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Brand X


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.27 | 130 ratings

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4 stars Never understood why this one always get's treaten with less respect than other Brand X releases. It seems that "Don't Make Waves" and "Soho" are the reason for this, most likely because they became singles after this album's release back in 1979. Well, I like those tracks actually and the other stuff here is excellent as well, although some of the tracks are a bit bizarre in a way. It trails slightly off at the end though, but the five first tracks here makes up for it, although they doesn't make this album a masterpiece, but still an excellent album.

Technically competent as always, and the sound is often dominated by Percy Jones fretless bass playing. The other musicians involved here delivers great performances as well, notably Phil Collins' drumming. This album is very underrated, in my opinion, but still, "Product" is more of a fans album rather than a causual listener album. I'll give it 4/5.

Bj-1 | 4/5 |


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