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THE PROMISE RING

Jon Anderson

 

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2.51 | 50 ratings

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snobb
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2 stars I liked Jon Anderson voice from some Yes albums, and from his collaborations with Vangelis. Even his debut solo album was good enough for repeating listening.

Not later solo works. After I tried to listen some his solo albums (after good debut work) at the very beginning of Anderson's solo career, I just missed any interest to him.

The Promise Ring could be a good Christmas gift ( for Celtic folk lover). Anderson voice is in a good form, the musicians play very competent folk, even with some proggy elements. That's all.

All songs are the same - same melody, same tempo, same vocals range. Just one never- ending song. Anderson is full of optimism (children should like this music). Whenever there is much more folk, than rock, all music sounds very monotonic and faceless.

I believe this work could be a kind of not very successful Christmas gift: you will listen it once, and will forget few hours later. Some enthusiasts could repeat listening during next year Christmas.

snobb | 2/5 |

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