70’s Progressive Rock and Modern Day Progressive Metal has a decent following in the land of the rising sun. It is only natural to expect some great music to follow. Yuka & Chronoship is just that.

The album is mostly instrumental which does not typically align with my default tastes but this album’s melodies and the song changes are done which such care that I really have no problem with this album being
instrumental.

This third album is a culmination of all their skills. Their song writing and playing are wonderful. The sci-fi subject matter is intriguing and most importantly their songs are enjoyable to listen to.

Notable Tracks: Stone Age, Galileo I & II, Birth of Earth Magma Ocean, E=C#M,Birth of the Earth – Embryonic Planet

PREVIOUS BAND RATING:0 Stars (0 / 5)
ACCESSIBILITY:3 Stars (3 / 5)
HEAVINESS:1 Stars (1 / 5)
MELODIC:4 Stars (4 / 5)
ARTWORK & PACKAGING:4 Stars (4 / 5)
DRAMA:3 Stars (3 / 5)
OVERALL RATING:3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)

 

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Key:
These ratings are just attributes and may not have correlation to the most important: OVERALL RATING

PREVIOUS BAND RATING
0: Never heard of them or debut album.
1: Someone recommended. I give them another shot.
2: Some good moments in the past but never put together an album I really liked.
3: Some 4 or 5 star songs but albums can be hit or miss for me.
4: I like 80% of their songs and probably went to see them live.
5: I would, and probably have gone on a plane to see them live.

ACCESSIBILITY EXAMPLES
1: Weather Report
2: Zappa
3: Genesis – Selling England by the Pound,
4: Marillion – F.E.A.R
5: Kino – Picture

HEAVINESS EXAMPLES
1: IQ – Seventh House
2: Discipline – Unfold Like a Staircase
3: Porcupine Tree – In Abstentia, Shadow Gallery – Tyranny
4: Vanden Plas – Chirst 0, Dream Theater – Scenes From a Memory
5: Opeth – Black Water Park

MELODIC EXAMPLES:
1: Opeth – Black Water Park
2: Vanden Plas – Chirst 0, Dream Theater – Scenes From a Memory
3: Porcupine Tree – In Abstentia, Shadow Gallery – Tyranny
4: Discipline – Unfold Like a Staircase
5: IQ – Seventh House

OVERALL RATING:
1: Will Never listen to again and deleted under no circumstances should you buy this
2: Not my thing maybe one redeeming song.
3: I like parts of this and I would check them out if they were near me.
4: I would get in the car and road trip to see this album live
5: I would get on a plane to see this performed live

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https://www.last.fm/user/mon40/library/artists

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