Fragile Glass - Farewell Father Analogue


Year of Release: 1989
Label: New Progress Music
Catalog Number: NPM CD 89002
Format: CD
Total Time: 37:20:00

Fragile Glass is a pleasant if saccharine prog-pop band with hints of Kansas and Mr. Mister sprinkled throughout. Too often on this album their sound is bright and poppy, lacking a certain gravity. One track, "Circle's Broken" could almost be a 80's sitcom title theme - of course, that guitarist/vocalist Steve Oliver looks like 80's teen idol Kirk Cameron may have something to do with that impression. (Though I was far from being a teen or reading teen magazines, this comparison struck me at the time I bought this album in '91).

This isn't really progressive and will turn off most progressive rock fans, whether their tastes are classic prog or modern neo-prog.


Tracklisting:
How Can It Be So (3:38) / Circle's Broken (4:49) / Come Of Age (6:41) / The Beauty (2:06) / Happens All The Time (4:35) / Through The Lens (5:42) / Farewell Father Analogue (2:02) / Land Of Plenty (7:39)

Musicians:
Darin Fister - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Don Brunning - keyboards, vocals
Steve Oliver - guitars, vocals
Chris Keller - bass, backing vocals

Discography:
Farewell Father Analogue (1989)

Genre: Progressive Rock

Origin US

Added: July 25th 1999
Reviewer: Stephanie Sollow
Score:
Hits: 1417
Language: english

  

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