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George Michael SYMPHONICA [Virgin Records/BD~A 2.0/96/24/Produced by Phil Ramone] Miss You George! Includes George's stunning versions of 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' and 'Wild Is The Wind.'


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Pink Floyd - The Endless River

Weird album.
Other than the occasional David Gilmour solo you’d never know this is Pink Floyd.
Some of the snippets (I hesitate to call them songs) are quite good, others not so much.
I think I like it, but not sure how often it will get played,
 

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Pink Floyd - The Endless River

Weird album.
Other than the occasional David Gilmour solo you’d never know this is Pink Floyd.
Some of the snippets (I hesitate to call them songs) are quite good, others not so much.
I think I like it, but not sure how often it will get played,
The album is made from Division Bell recording sessions, so is presumably the bits that weren't good enough to get on that album. So it's not surprising it isn't what you'd expect for a Floyd album.
 

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I have really come around to this album in a big way after a few listens - it's subtle, but then I realized how much the sequencing of tracks just builds and builds and builds to the end of the album, - and it really brings to light (and is a tribute to) the importance of Richard's Wrights contributions. Though this may be a unique take on this (and sound like a bit of stretch), I really think of this album as a classic "post-rock" album - and oddly reminds me of parts of various Tortoise albums at times.
 

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Alan Parsons Project - Ammonia Avenue

24/96 LPCM 2.0
I’d heard this one was bright. A teensy bit maybe but sounds fine to me.
The problem is the music.
If there is even one memorable song on this album, I can’t find it. (I suppose Prime Time is OK on second listen).
Usually his instrumentals are good but the one here (Pipeline) is dull.
Shrug, can’t win them all.
 
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Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana

Renditions, many of them odd, of folk classics.
Enjoyable nonetheless.
And the raw sound, in 24/192 LPCM, suits me just fine
 

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Yes - The Yes Album

One of their classics, Top 3 in my book.
The sound of the SW 2.0 remix in 24/96 LPCM is excellent but didn’t wow me on first listen quite as much as Fragile. The end section of Starship Troopers (Wurm) seemed a bit lifeless.
But that’s nitpicking, a great presentation overall
 
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24/96 in 2.0 LPCM

Sounds good, though would have liked them to include the stereo remix from the initial CD release as well.
 

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Yello - Point

Though there is a Dolby Atmos mix, I’m listening in 24/48 LPCM 2.0
Great sound with catchy electronic pop songs. Kinda kitschy.
What’s not to like?
 
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