Once more the spectre of prog rock is showing itself, and who better to introduce it to us than Yes?…
I’ve not really hidden my distaste of prog rock, and I think, listening to Jethro Tull’s behemoth, I’m beginning to understand why.
The dark winter of Prog rock is coming, but Soft Machine’s final behemoth album isn’t without its intrigue, even if it is hard work.
Now THAT’s how you start an album. It takes about 25 seconds before it kicks in, but when it gets going, the opening track, “21st Century Schizoid Man” explodes through the speakers.