If the name makes you think of Gentle Giant
, you’re on the right track. The album opens with a grand, sweeping intro that might remind you of Yes
. This group swims in the melodic end of the progressive pool. Then it moves quickly into something reminiscent of an instrumental version of Queen
. 70s prog touchstones abound on this album from Eastern European musicians (with classical- and jazz-oriented guests) guest. They occasionally recall Steely Dan
, even. Dig their prog-ska cover of “Oh! Pretty Woman.” The mostly instrumental Crysis
explores musical textures; it’s recommended for fans of catchy 1970s prog-rock.
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