Vocals start with a more pensive atmosphere and a beautiful melody. I’m afraid I can’t completely follow the details of the story even after repeated listenings, but the positive side is that the narrative never seems to take precedence over the music, which is a big point in their favor. A highlight from their career, and has just enough power to make one feel goose-bumps from time-to-time. Given the length of the album it would have been perfect to condense this section way down-keep enough of the better parts to advance the narrative but perhaps cut down the repetitive parts. The range of the band is most apparent on “The Great Escape”, which is really quite good; soaring and emotional like the best moments from “The Final Cut”. It’s more like arena rock. Marillion Brave 5xLP deluxe limited box set sealed gm vinyl.
I detect a heavy Peter Gabriel influence running through ‘The Hollow Man’ yet in this case it’s a positive tint. After a while, intensity builds again for a climatic ending, which actually flows into the next track.
The vocals and synths standout on this tune.
MARILLION Brave reviews
Rather than merely ending with the death of the immediate “victim,” suicide devastates the lives of too many people for me to regard it in any sort of positive light. The album goes through many different moods, from melancholy Bridge to triumph Made Againbut regardless of the atmosphere the band is spot on with the emotions.
I look forward to hearing some of their other titles. With this philosophy, I can then be more open to welcome any stream of music that flows into my mind and my heart through my ears. Their dogged persistence has been an inspiration to proggers all over the planet and they deserve recognition accordingly. From the dance music rhythms which worm their way into the twisting, turning bad acid trip of Goodbye To All That, to Mark Kelly’s organ line hidden within Hard as Love which lends a certain 60s vibe to the piece, to the mingling of New Age and mild folk influences on the title track, the album sees Marillion finally hit on their H-era sound: But since I saw all these high ratings, I thought that there was maybe something more to get out of this album.
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Possibly the most boring, unrewarding, tiresome album ever to be called a classic. The rhythm unit, consisting of Pete Trewavas and Ian Moseley, are tight, cohesive, and they keep perfect rhythm while the other three do their thing.
The spirited guitar work sits nicely against the chunky bass and the seemingly improvised vocals toward the end. As I admire I’an especially marilliion introducing me “So here I’m once more” thing at first time in his small cassette store, I finally purchased the CD. Was she saved by someone’s intervention on the bridge, or was it the recollection of some kindness in her past which helped her see the world in a new way? Things soon calm down and then intensify again.
Three and a half stars. Marllion 5 January The original vinyl edition, and all the vinyl reissues contain a double groove throughout side 4, which gives the story in this concept album two possibilities as endings. Now as amazing as this album is, I would have to say that the epic of the album, Goodbye to all that, is probably the least enjoyable.
Runaway bfave one of my favourite Marillion songs. This film takes the downer ending presented by the second double groove. It certainly sounds like he put his heart and soul on this record. And some moments with a lot of epic and strong feeling too some passages of Mariolion to All that, Hard As Love The story of the album is dark, and its music in general also.
Marillion – Brave
The previous two albums were transitional, collection of songs instead of concept albums like Misplaced Childhood and Clutching at Straws the second just based mari,lion a concept. Two stars for this one. Prog-Watch is a weekly podcast and internet radio program dedicated to bringing the listener contemporary Progressive Rock music from around the world. One person found this helpful.
230: Spotlight on Marillion ‘Brave’
It is a very pleasant song: This speculation aside, Brave is a fine album of neo-progressive and is certainly the most experimental of the albums released with Steve Hogarth as lead singer. As engineer, they recruited Dave Meeganbrrave had previously worked with Marillion on Fugazi. The Hollow Man 4: Of course, this should never detract from the songwriting on the album. The final three parts of this lengthy suite are mostly ambient and spacey with a lot of use of effects on the various instruments.
Given the subject matter, there are some wonderfully gloomy atmospheres on Brave.