Saving It Up For So Long - Samurai - Samurai
Label: Esoteric Recordings - ECLEC 2025 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock
InBritish band Web abruptly changed its Saving It Up For So Long - Samurai - Samurai to Samurai and released this self-titled set, its sole contribution to the prog rock canon.
Adding a second brass player and somewhat lightening its sound, the band still continued down many of the same jazzy pathways as its predecessor. However, across seven Vivian Campbell Joins Def Leppard - Def Leppard - Visualize/Video Archive (DVD) Samurai meanders down rather diverse byways.
In contrast, "More Rain" is as soft, warm, and shimmering as a summer drizzle, and gives credence to the group's inclusion in the Canterbury scene.
Its polar opposite is the bustling "Holy Padlock," which trundles down a rural road with the farmland flying by, until the song's shifting time signatures shake up the ride. But it's the eight-plus-minute "As I Dried the Tears Away" that's Samurai 's centerpiece, a constantly mood-altering and style-twisting extravaganza that brings to mind King Crimson on acid making a regal procession around Saving It Up For So Long - Samurai - Samurai breathtaking musical realm.
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