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JUST TESTING

Wishbone Ash

 

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2.87 | 91 ratings

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SouthSideoftheSky
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2 stars Compared to the previous No Smoke Without Fire, this album is much weaker. Especially the tracks in the middle of the album; Helpless and Pay The Price are rather boring rock 'n' roll numbers and New Rising Star is also a quite boring slow bluesy number. It is not even over four minutes long but it feels like ten!

The first three songs, as well as the last two, however, are fully decent songs. The vocals on Insomnia strangely remind me of David Bowie! Master Of Disguise is a good semi-ballad type of song with acoustic and electric guitar interplay.

The guitar work is great as always, but you always have to have good songs to work with. Nothing here is awful but it is also not memorable enough to make a good album.

Hardcore Wishbone Ash fans need to have this album, they will surely enjoy it! But this is really only for them.

SouthSideoftheSky | 2/5 |

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