Chameleon

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Tiger Moth Records
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Magenta's latest is the follow up to Metamorphosis. According to band leader Rob Reed the writing/recording sessions developed material that caused a stylistic schism - of it was more "edgy" and contemporary while other tunes developed along a more traditional old school prog rock path. Chameleon represents the former. The music is more immediate and is missing a lot of the prog rock trappings. Perhaps closest would be Metamorphosis but frankly not quite as complex. It would be hard to classify an album with 7 and 9 minutes tracks as commercial but this is as close to that description as I think Magenta will ever come. Of course this is written from the perspective of someone that sits and listens to prog rock and metal 24/7. I'm sure the media will dub this as full on prog rock and I suppose at the end of the day it really is...its just that the ratio of prog to rock is a bit weighted more heavily on one side of the equation.

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Mon, 2011-10-24 20:59
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Not for those who wants epic songs ! This is a well recorded (and produced) cd. the songs are melodics mostly mid-tempo. Not a commercial album but neither a reel prog cd. No musical Revolutions here ! 3 and half stars
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Mon, 2011-10-24 20:59
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Not for those who wants epic songs ! This is a well recorded (and produced) cd. the songs are melodics mostly mid-tempo. Not a commercial album but neither a reel prog cd. No musical Revolutions here ! 3 and half stars
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