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Album Review

Priam: 3 distances / irregular signs

Read "3 distances / irregular signs" reviewed by Scott Andrews


Priam, a French instrumental quartet named after the King of Troy in the Greek legend of that city's fall, plays melodic prog rock with ethereal synth breaks. The songs on 3 distances / irregular signs are arranged into three suites, each with three parts.

Soaring guitar melodies move seamlessly into melodic solos and back to composed figures, dominating the languid, occasionally melodramatic prog rock. The guitar almost exclusively takes a forefront role, playing single note melodic lines mixed above the ...


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