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Relayer - The Teething Fashion  CD (album) cover




Symphonic Prog

3.87 | 20 ratings

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4 stars This american band is almost unknown by everybody intrested in prog music, i'm deduceing from the number of reviews, but for sure is one of the most talented american symphonic prog acts from the '90's. The music is very well composed , with some hints from the glorious Kansas, some Gentle Giant elements, indeed very fiew but they are, specially on instrumental passages, and even Queen on vocals, so mixed bag, but a good one all the way. The teething fashon is their second album from 1996 and far more superior than the predecesor, with very strong moments and musicianship. The musicians were unknown to me 'till i discovered this true lost treasure of the '90's and they are all skillfull with fine aproach to symhonic prog music. My fav pieces are:Left Behind, Marburg Friends, an almost instrumental one Cairo,Madness, the rest are very ok to my ears. Specially i like very much the voice of John Sahagian, very good vocalist who knows to shift his voice from harder range to a mellower section of his voice, great, sometimes is quite on the same level and manner of interpretation with Freddy Mercury, his vocal style is close to Queen's voice. In the end an underrated album, with a lot to offer for both, symphonic prog fans and more harder edged ones. 4 stars for sure and an album to aquire if you are intresded in bands like Legacy, Kalaban and maybe Rush here and there.
b_olariu | 4/5 |


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