“There are excesses in every direction — sometimes the ballads get too sticky, sometimes the jams too slick — but that’s part of Mason’s appeal: he liked to sample everything he fancied and this is a good sampler of all those interests.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog
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“The Color Before the Sun is not the band’s best record, but it is utterly inspired and almost nakedly sincere. It will likely play well to fans, but even more importantly, perhaps attract new ones.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now
“Townshend’s ability to construct a lengthy conceptual narrative brought new possibilities to rock music. Despite the complexity of the project, he and the Who never lost sight of solid pop melodies, harmonies, and forceful instrumentation, imbuing the material with a suitably powerful grace.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog
“Mike Oldfield, the self-taught guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and producer, is chiefly remembered for his album-length ‘Tubular Bells’ composition, an eerie, fascinating, and conceptual piece that did so much to set the tone for the movie The Exorcist… This self-chosen set makes a great introduction to his life’s work, although ardent fans will no doubt […]
“The first single-disc Pink Floyd compilation to surface in 30 years — the last being A Collection of Great Dance Songs, released as a stopgap between The Wall and The Final Cut — A Foot in the Door: The Best of Pink Floyd has its share of idiosyncrasies, quirks evident right from the choice of […]