Focus 8.5 ~ Beyond The Horizon

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Welcome to a new Focus album. Although this was recorded back in 2005, why did it take so long for this to come out? Thijs Van Leer is the only original member left in the band. While it still has some great jazz & classical sounds on this album, It just doesn’t sound like Focus to me. Is it the fact that it’s missing Jan Akkerman? Perhaps. I don’t dislike this album, it’s just missing something that was on previous albums. The current band members are Pierre Van Der Linden on Drums, Jan Dumee on Guitars & Vocals, & Bobby Jacobs on Bass plus some Brazilian musicians that are big over there, but, not here. This is a new take on Focus. For me, I miss Jan Akkerman. I give this 3 Music Guru Stars.

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