Category Archives: RENAISSANCE

Various Artists ~ A Life In YES: A Tribute To Chris Squire

  How can you say anything negative about YES? You can’t. ‘Nuff said. Now, let’s get on with this review. 12 songs are on this tribute to one of the great bass players of all time…Chris Squire. The first song … Continue reading

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The Sea Within

  This band, which does not wish to be called a super group, has made a fantastic album. Why doesn’t the band want to be called a super group? With Roine Stolt, Jonas Reingold, Tom Brislin, Marco Minnemann & Daniel … Continue reading

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Jordsjo ~ Jord

  Jordsjo is a symphonic progressive rock band from the netherlands. This album, while at first, threw me off with the first track, the second track brought me right back to where I belong. With a mixture of music stemming … Continue reading

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Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius ~ Guilty Of Innocence

  This blend of Rock & Roll, Pop & a bit of Progressive Rock describes this album to a “T”.  The songs are written well, the musicians perform very well together & with this album, they are joined by guests … Continue reading

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Deborah Henriksson ~ Near And Far

  This New Jersey born singer songwriter has made a great album with “Near And Far”. The songs tell you stories that you want to hear with the haunting vocals of Deborah Henriksson. There are 10 songs that feature vocals … Continue reading

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STRAWBS ~ Hero & Heroine

    Another re-issue of an album of an earlier age. This one goes back to 1974. I’ve listened to the Strawbs before, since I like that type of music (Prog with older sounds). Renaissance is a prime example of … Continue reading

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