Sunday, 19 July 2015

Iluvatar - Children (1995)

The second album from this US band who debuted back in 1993 with a self-titled album.

Iluvatar is a five piece band with a lineup of keyboards, guitars, bass, drums and vocals. The standard lineup, in other words.

And we are indeed deep into neo-prog land again. The likes of Arena, Pendragon and IQ springs to mind when listening to this one hour long album. But I would also like to add Threshold here. I think the vocals points towards Threshold. 

The music is very solid with some very good guitars and keyboards. I don't mind listening to neo-prog albums like this one. Not for a bit. The music is a bit on the dull side and there is no great tracks here. Nevertheless, this is a good album.

3 points

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