Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Trilogy
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1972 Ratings: #37
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July 6, 1972 / Release Date
LP / Format
Island Records, Atlantic Records / Label
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“Trilogy” boasts their most popular songs, as well as some of their most overlooked. There’s a happy medium of mind-bending instrumentation with genuine pop-rock tunes here, and it all comes together in the most cohesive yet charmingly disjointed way.

Color: Pink
FAV TRACKS: The Endless Enigma Pt. 1, From the Beginning, Trilogy, Living Sin, The Endless Enigma Pt. 2, The Sheriff, Fugue
LEAST FAV: Abaddon’s Bolero
Fundamentally, I’m writing this from the premise that Emerson, Lake & Palmer [ELP] are a Theatric Rock band and not a Progressive Rock band. I could certainly contend that with the application of rock treatments of classical music that alone should qualify them as a Prog Rock band, but, I disagree. This “Progressive Rock” trio may have composed a few classic Prog Rockish sounding tunes… Think, ‘Lucky Man’ or ‘Still… You Turn Me On’ but ... read more
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