If you have dug Holdsworth for years, then enjoy this Erickson cat skittering all over that I.O.U./Metal Fatigue era sound. Bass work and drum lines are fine too with Erickson interweaving intricate finger rolls and subdued backing soundscapes in Texan, Eric Johnson's style. We tone down the fusion-fueled, frenzy on "Reunions" and my mind is cast into dreamworlds of chordal ascension to the stairway lit by heaven's portals. Erickson's emotive lead is precisely voiced like a soul crying out for answers to life's myriad of set backs. Wonderful cut! A wealthy amount of exactly the type fusion the typifies the best to be heard is right here folks. And executed with pizzazz. Get this CD and help keep one more unknown fusion group make it big time. Don't believe me? Just sample "Sissy-Boy Slap Party"! You'll see the light too. Highest of recommendations.
Track Listing1. Short Term Memory; 2. Desmo; 3. Too Hammered To Be Legit; 4. Moderately Priced; 5. Reunions; 6. Tony; 7. Sissy-Boy Slap Party
Style: Fusion/Progressive Rock