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Toasterqueen12
47

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Tarkus! ELP's most popular album, argued by some to be their best, also the name of a knight who fought Johnathan Joestar. *Clicks tongue* yeah,some album...I don't like it.

While not being all bad or anything, compared to their future work with the genuinly funny and clever-e-er Brain Salad Surgery, this falls smack DAB on its face. I don't know if it's wrong to fall an album this ... read more

MAN
57

Tarkus (the song) is mental. The rest is fine.

protolad
80

Its like they were trying to make a perfect album but gave up after the first song

Gleb
70

Although this music is so well played and thought out, it starts to feel really boring at some moment. Maybe one follows from the other.

progressivehead
80

Tarkus is an album I've grown to appreciate more and more as time passes. It represents a lot of the most complex prog suites that are seen in this project (especially on side A which is the title track divided into 7 parts). So, let's check this one out shall we.
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In my opinion this ELP album is by far the best one in their mixed bag of a discography. I think that the first side of the LP shows one of my favorite prog epics of all time. And the problem with this one is that the side B cuts ... read more

Z.Younk
67

Side a 80, side b 55

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Track List

  1. Tarkus (i. Eruption / ii. Stones of Years / iii. Iconoclast / iv. Mass / v. Manticore / vi. Battlefield / vii. Aquatarkus)
  2. Jeremy Bender
  3. Bitches Crystal
  4. The Only Way (Hymn)
  5. Infinite Space (Conclusion)
  6. A Time and a Place
  7. Are You Ready Eddy?

Year End Lists

#36/SPIN
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Added on: April 3, 2014