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Marillion - The Best of Both Worlds (2 cd boxset) CD (album) cover

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS (2 CD BOXSET)

Marillion

 

Neo-Prog

3.30 | 43 ratings

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memowakeman
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3 stars Nice compilation!

We all know that both worlds were/are ruled by two frontmen, each one of them with a particular style regarding voice, lyrics, musical philosophy and behavior, so it is easy to recognize those Marillions, no matter if Fish or H are singing, I mean, the music is the main element finally. People like me who like Marillion, normally have a tendency for one era, it is almost impossible to love both equally, but it is possible to have love for both, hope you get me.

I like more the early Marillion, I feel much more identified with Fish-era, their songs, their customs and style; however, I must say my love for Hogarth's era has grown for the last two years, so for one who like Marillion, no matter the era, this compilation album might be great. There is not too much to say about it, it is simple, a two-CD album, one per era in chronological order, so in the first one you will find classic songs such as "Kayleigh", "Market Square Heroes" or "Sugar Mice", while in the second one tracks like "Cover my Eyes", "Easter" or "Afraid of Sunlight".

There are 29 songs and 2:30hours of pure Marillion, neo-prog shared in different ways, but with the same essence. Also, I would like to point out that if you are not a Marillion fan or connoissieur, this album may work for you. Well, when you know the band, then this is just another CD in your collection. My final grade will be 3 stars.

Enjoy it!

memowakeman | 3/5 |

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