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TIME OF LEGENDS

Cairo

 

Symphonic Prog

3.54 | 76 ratings

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b_olariu
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3 stars Time of legends is their third album from 2001 and aswell the final one of this truly great band. The music from here is a little bit lighter than on previous album, but again good. Same influences by ELP and even in places, specialy on first track Undergound I've noticed some Deep Purple influenceson interplys between keys and guitar. Their swansong album and again a good one in every way , but the magic of previous album is gone, no more leghty tracks , only 4 out of seven are above 8, the rest are, under 5, so this album I considered that is made in rush, to forced sometimes, and they had 3 years to make it. The pieces who worth mentioning are the opening track Underground, The Prophecy and the fuse, the rest are just ok. Well is was not the case on previous album Conflict and dreams, where every single piece was superb and with stunning musicianship. So another good album by Cairo , but not as good as the prior one. I don't think this is their best, even the higher rate of this album tells me contrary. So a big 3 stars, a fair note, less enjoyble than Conflict , but not bad at all.
b_olariu | 3/5 |

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