September 2012 Archives

September 21, 2012

Review: War of the Worlds - The New Generation

I've always been a massive fan of Jeff Wayne's musical version of The War of the Worlds, thanks to my older brother owning it it was probably one of the pieces I listened to most in my formative years and likely explains my modern day love of prog.  It is one of those albums where, should any of the songs from it come up when skipping randomly through my music collection, I will then be compelled to listen to the whole thing from the start and all the way through.  With that in mind, I will obviously, and necessarily, be comparing this to the original.  I know it too well to be able to evaluate this as an entirely new piece of music.

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