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Clockwork Angels track-by-track album review from The Digital Fix

Wed, May 9, 2012@2:27PM | comments removed/disabled

UPDATE - 5/11@12:56PM: Here's yet another track-by-track review - this one from Riff Magazine (thanks snowdog2113).

UPDATE - 5/9@5:38PM: And here's a short review from (thanks alexmai). The most interesting thing about this one is that it includes The Pedlar 1 and The Pedlar 2 in the track list, making a total of 14. Although these may just be lyrical connectors and not actual tracks. It's a bit confusing because the press track listings don't include these apparently but the back of the album does.

Fresh on the heels of's track-by-track review of Clockwork Angels earlier this week, comes yet another track-by-track review; this one from Dominic Hemy of The Digital Fix. Here's what he had to say about the title track:

Now we're getting stuck into new territory! What immediately jumps out at you about the title track is how it harks back to the Rush of the late 70s. The various sections that make up this mini masterpiece feel slightly indulgent yet sit together so comfortably. The feel too, is very evocative of that era - lurking somewhere between 'Xanadu' and 'The Trees', albeit far more powerful than they have ever been.

You can read the entire review at this link. Thanks to hermy for the heads up.

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