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  • Uninvited Guests: A beginner's guide to Marillion; Part 1: The Fish Years

    Jul 7 2009, 13h15 por HazyB

    First, thanks to all who replied on my previous journal - you have all made some excellent points. I think we can all agree that what we like in our music transcends genre; we want to hear musicians who believe in what they're doing.

    And speaking of which; this is part one of my four-part article on the history of my favorite band in the world, ever: Marillion.

    Uninvited Guests: A beginner's guide to Marillion

    If any band in the idiom is sure to divide opinion among music lovers, it's Marillion. Marillion single-handedly revived the genre in the eighties, to mixed critical response. Marillion released a couple of albums that would become the blueprint of prog for years to come, to mixed critical response. Marillion went on and took their music in a completely different direction, to mixed critical response. Marillion devised revolutionary new ways of bringing their music to the audience, to mixed critical response. …