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THE LAST ENCORE

Kayak

 

Crossover Prog

3.45 | 70 ratings

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b_olariu
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3 stars Kayak , this great dutch progressive rock band from the '70's manage to take my attention for the first time 11 years ago. "Till then I manage to collect only two of their albums, this one and Periscope life from 1980. So, the music Kayak offers, at least on this album a mixed bag, here we have that mainstream prog , (but good) a la Styx, some Supertamp polished prog, some keybords who remind me of Genesis, some aswell Queen in places, specialy on orchestration and choruses. So, a soup of everything was prog in that days, the band gatherd all around in one single unit - Kayak. The voice is ok, in some parts even great, specialy on mellower parts like on title track The last encore Max Werneer voice is ok, good in this kind of music, but to my taste is a little without varation of the tone here and there, to linear , but good. Some great keys passages, who remind me of Genesis , just listen to the intro of Relics from a distant age, great piece with excellent playing, Nothingness is another good ex of Kayak in that period, in the middle of the piece I swear I was listening to some Queen from that period, same chorus like the british musicians. So , a pleasent album, a little lighter then previous works but still good, 3 stars is the best I can give.
b_olariu | 3/5 |

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