Saturday, 21 November 2015

Walfad - An Unsung Hero, Salty Rains & Him (2014)


The second and most recent album from this Polish band.

I was not that impressed by their 2013 debut album Ab Novo. A bit too pedestrian neo-prog. So the band tries again to impress/please me.

The band is again a quartet with a lineup of bass, drums, guitars, keyboards and vocals. The usual neo-prog lineup in other words.

The album is forty minutes long and it takes in a lot of symphonic prog and more modern art-rock into it's base of neo-prog. Pretty basic neo-prog based on Marillion.

This album have a few good melodies and a lot of generic music. It is by no means a good album and it is very easy to get bored during these forty minutes times x amount of listening sessions before the listener finally get the feeling there is nothing here to feel great about.

This is not a disaster. But it is a decent album. Don't give up the dayjobs, guys.

2 points

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