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The Ovals


Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.61 | 8 ratings

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3 stars Not mainstream but colourful delicious Space Rock they push forward!

The occasionally-pitchshifted spacey rhythm section, Tadhg's bluesy guitar, and David's dreamy, delightful keyboard & synth solo ... all of them create a fantasy called The OVALS. First, Mars with echoic sounds by all instruments and voices, and with a bit stoner atmosphere, can stick us onto the dreamy star Mars. Also mellow, flexible chorus can be nutrition for our mind-ground. (Anyway, whose voice is this?) The latter part can remind me (a Japanese) Japanese enka flavour with elegantly tragic nobility. The next Elements Outside My Control drops deeply, deeply heavy sound-bomb onto us directly ... all of their items are completely exploded perfectly but gracefully. The wonderful point is such a heavy song can be seasoned with much beautiful melody and essence. David's simple organ solo absorbs our whole inner space in the song Always. Of course, his organ should be held tightly by Duane & Danny's solid rhythm section like a shining star. And their attitude goes smoothly ahead into the last dramatic song Room With A View ... and moreover, Secret Track is a twisted and whacked psychedelic tour ... exactly oval overtone.


DamoXt7942 | 3/5 |


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