Transatlantic_Kaleidoscope-300x300The fourth album from the progressive rock supergroup Transatlantic is well worth the wait.  The record has many of the standard features you’d expect from prog rock giants: songs lasting more than 20 minutes, complex and shifting time and key signatures, virtuosity on each and every instrument, excellent harmonies…  In an age where voice shifters and sequencers are the norm, it is a true blessing to have an album like this to listen to – where music is the primary concern.

A second set of recordings is also available which includes the classic “And You And I” from Yes’ classic “Close to the Edge” record, as well as “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Nights in White Satin” and several other classics.

While they always seem to set the bar high, they never seem to have difficulties in keeping a high level of musicianship in the work that they do.  Transatlantic has done it again.  I only wish they would find a way to perform here in Pittsburgh…

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