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Uriah Heep


Heavy Prog

3.58 | 239 ratings

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4 stars Still a good album

After departure of Byron, Uriah Heep, and specially Mick Box the main man of the band try to find somebody at the same level with Byron but not a copy. They find - Lawton (ex. Lucifer's Friend), he has integrate very well in the Heep music machine. So, the voice here on the first album where Lawton appear is very powerfull, he has a strong voice, easy to remember. The opening track The Hanging Tree shows exactly where Lawton stands in Heep's music. The music become more mainstream, more hard/boogie kinda easy to listen, but not comercial, still some great tunes like The hanging tree, Been Away Too Long and the title track Firefly. All in all a good album, but no more than that. I think the next one is the best Heep album with Lawton on voice. 3 stars

b_olariu | 4/5 |


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