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pete form UK.
Thank You Very Much!
I was completely unaware of this German band, and I had a pleasant surprise.
Musically diverse, basically Melodic Hard Rock & AOR, but incorporating some semi-prog arrangements.
Ambitious project, different, not songs-by-numbers at all.
The band takes you by surprise track after track.
Just to name a few, title track is an exciting melodic tour de force, filled with great guitars.
Blind Faith's "Can't Find My Way Home" (also recorded by House Of Lords), has a special treatment, smooth and effective.
"Truth" isn't the typically ballad, dense and obscure.
"Call It Desperation" is a killer, straight to your head smokin' track.
The bonus it's a very funny cover...discover yourself which song it is (a famous one).
Overall, a very good album, innovative and original.
Tight performances and seamless production.
1. Again Now
3. Symbols Breakdown
4. Straight Hearted Ones
6. The Focus
7. Can't Find My Way Home *
9. Call it Desperation
10. Feed Your Heart *
11. Cut Off
12. Hold Your Head Up High
13. B.T.B.W. (bonus track)
Andreas Keppler: vocals
Chris Moser: guitar
Reiner Backe: bass
Jacky Voutay: drums
Markus Teske: keyboards
Michael Sadler (SAGA): guest vocals on *