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HoodieBraden
70
Emerson, Lake & Palmer's self-titled debut is basically the epitome of 70s progressive rock. It's not necessarily the best prog album of that decade, but it's certainly one that personifies what the genre was at that time. I can name a handful of prog albums that I think are a lot better than this, but I can't name many that sound more PROGGY than this lmao. The closing track, "Lucky Man", is my favorite moment on the record and is probably the one thing that pushes this album ... read more
TheBricker
80
Emerson, Lake & Palmer's self-titled debut is definitely one of the best ways to kickstart a progressive rock band's career. By actually making a very progressive record. Maybe a little bit too progressive sometimes. You'll get what I mean, I'll carry on with the songs straight away.
Okay, even despite this album having only 6 tracks, it has some weak spots. The "too progressive" description fits some of the instrumental songs of the album. I'll get to them. The Barbarian is a ... read more
crackedbowie
91
A BANDA MAIS REFINADA QUE CONHEÇO; O DEBUT MAIS REFINADO QUE CONHEÇO.
JakerpGuy
80
A very solid prog album which shows the potential of this trio in terms of endurance, instrumentation and songwriting.
lrz_vargas
85
ELP's debut album is an amazing effort by the English supergroup. Every song is at least, very good, and some of them are just fucking amazing. I still feel amused when I hear the intro of "Take a Pebble", and I have always found mind-blowing the way Keith Emerson plays on this track.
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Added on: April 3, 2014