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WINGS OF HEAVEN

Magnum

 

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3.72 | 57 ratings

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b_olariu
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3 stars Magnum 7th album from 1988 entitled Wings of heaven. Well quite little better than the predecesor who was an almost AOR album, this one is more towards Hard rock but keeping that melodic aproach. While Magnum reacheing the end of the '80's their music remain on the same coordonates, melodic rock with fine arrangements, but not progressive , more with prog leanings, an AOR - hard rock with prog here and there. They gained some succes in the early '80's but the breakthrough came only in 1985 with the excellent album On a story teller's night, and remains their best album so far no doubt. Now, Wings of heaven keeps this tradition of melodic rock aproch delivering some very good moments like:Days Of No Trust,Wild Swan, Pray For The Day and Don't Wake The Lion, the rest are only ok. I always liked Bob Catley's voice, he knows to turn even a weaker piece in a great one. All in all a good album, worth some spins from time to time, nothing outstanding, nothing bad here, only pleasent pieces to be heared by anyone. 3 stars
b_olariu | 3/5 |

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