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on 27 May 2009
i remember this being advertised the 1st time around in sounds in the 70,s i always thought it looked a great sleeve and a brilliant name.
so it only took me 30 years to buy it but thank god i did.
if like me you love anything from yes in the 70,s upto tormatoe,then you maybe interested in this.
it is an absolute ringer for close to the edge style Yes,no doubt about where these guys were coming from but looking at the release date this is when yes had gone off the rails in most peoples eyes( the tales from topographic oceans/relayer era and then followed by silence with the solo albums following closely) so i suppose starcastle deemed it right for some older style Yes.
BUT CLOSE YOUR EYES AND IT IS VERY SIMILAR.
the bass is squire rickenbacker,keys are organ and moog and the vocals like anderson but not copy cat- just right for the music but not slavishly !
still if like me you always are on the look out for YES type music then this is a godsend.
it is very good but bear in mind it is like a tribute band version of yes.
still if you cannot get enough of that style then you will love it.
i am so glad i finally got around to hearing this album ,i have now bought all the rest of their output.
so if you love classic period YES then you will not go wrong with STARCASTLE.
P.S. how many times have you read that so and so sound just like YES only to buy it and think to yourself "thats nothing like yes ",well i,m pleased to say this one really does sound like Yes- BIG TIME like YES.put it this way once i heard the opening bass guitar sound i had a smile like cheshire cat for the next hour.
go on try it see what i mean !
richard m-p
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4.2 out of 5 stars
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