me put one thing straight to start with; this is not a bad album;
actually it's quite enjoyable and a pleasant surprise. But that said,
this album is a perfect example of the limitations I think a lot of
British progressive rock bands find themselves in - they are capable
of writing very good songs, smooth melody lines and are all extremely
talented. But the audience for this kind of music is very, very
Years has passed since Pallas released the highly acclaimed "The
Cross & The Crucible", and every little bit of this album has
been worked out to perfection. This is a very polished rock album
filled with fine tunes, delicate details, big soundscapes - an overall
well structured album.
is a very solid effort from a bunch of Scottish perfectionist with an
ear for melodies and details, but I am not so sure how appealing this
is to a wider audience... take a listen and find out...
Recommended tracks: "Bringer of Dreams", "Too Close to the Sun", "Invincible" and "The Last Angel"