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Fear Of Flying: Fear Of Flying

Fear Of Flying is energetic and richly layered neo prog, with several tracks that might prompt you to reach for the "replay" button.

The singing hovers somewhere in that Collins / Gabriel style, with an occasional foray into Led Zeppelin territory. It's expressive, but doesn't seem as inspired as the instrumentals. Many sections, and three of the nine tracks, are all-instrumental which is clearly the band's forte with sound songwriting, melodic instrumentals that run from a pleasing mid-pace to thick walls of sound, and catchy melodies. Many sections feature solid guitar and piano work, but most of the music is driven by the up-tempo, jazzy bass. Standout piece "The Battle" is a ten-minute instrumental that runs through several well-managed tempo shifts.

If your preferences are for instrumentals in this genre, programming your system to play tracks 3, 7 and 9 back-to-back will provide a rewarding 21-or-so minutes.

Fear Of Flying has opened for Asia among others and they've played big arenas in their home-state of New York. And judging by the energy and the enthusiastic performances, they probably put on a very entertaining live show.


Track Listing:
1. Someday
2. Hard Times
3. Premonition
4. It's Not to Late
5. Fear of Flying
6. Beside the Ocean
7. Free Form
8. Beyond the Looking Glass
9. The Battle

Added: December 2nd 2009
Reviewer: Duncan Glenday
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Related Link: The Band's Web Site
Hits: 1495
Language: english

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