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« on: September 11, 2010, 08:49:50 AM »

Just got my copy of Classic Rock, The Big Red Spark Reviewed by Geoff Barton -

"Three years in the making, The Big Red Spark is a concept album tour de force- and then some. The world's smallest prog band (as Tinyfish like to style themselves) have forged an absolute monster, equal parts deeply involving and massively confusing.
Based on a dream vocalist/guitarist Simon Godfrey once had, TBRS tells the tale of a mysterious machine created from the thoughts of mankind. It could be an euphemism for the Internet; it could be something else entirely. All we know for sure is it's 'an engine of metal that moves like water..'. See what we mean by confusing? All the familiar Tinyfish traits are here, but amped up to the max. Jim Sanders' guitar sounds gigantic; the recurring themes reverberate with chilling precision; the spoken word parts sound like they've been lifted from the script of Blade Runner. Or Brazil. Or Metropolis.. even though it was a silent movie. See? That's the twisted effect Tinyfish have on you.
We've never given a 9/10 rating in the prog column before, so here goes..."

9/10 from classic rock. Blimey, thanks chaps!!!
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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2010, 08:51:17 AM »

congrats!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2010, 08:52:29 AM »

Geoff Barton knows what he's talking about in his reviews, and he displays that to great effect here.  Hopefully the readers will take note...

Absolutely and totally deserved, of course !
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010, 08:53:17 AM »

CLONK! Sound of jaw hitting floor. Gulp! Blimey! Shocked

Thanks Mr Barton.
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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2010, 09:08:54 AM »

There you go, guys, don't say we didn't tell you!

Richly deserved, and not bloody before time.
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2010, 09:29:35 AM »

Great review but no more than is deserved.  This is the first of many to be sure.
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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2010, 09:30:55 AM »

To quote a audience member from a couple of years ago.

F#@KING AWESOME.

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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2010, 09:44:32 AM »

Well done guys. Richly deserved and totally accurate.
One for the scrapbook, that.

My eye was drawn to the phrase; "a dream vocalist/guitarist Simon Godfrey". 
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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2010, 09:50:04 AM »

 Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2010, 10:42:33 AM »

*worships Mr. Barton for evah*

(Plus it went straight into the Reviews section of the new website)
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« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2010, 10:57:39 AM »

woohoo!

take that, Wikipedia!!
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« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2010, 11:13:02 AM »

Well, they've deleted the artwork again. So I dunno.

But quite frankly, with a review like that, who cares?
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« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2010, 11:16:51 AM »

Intriguing
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« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2010, 11:29:12 AM »

Wikipedia amaze me. Could someone give me an appropriate email address as I would like to have a word with them.  Angry
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« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2010, 11:41:49 AM »

Blimey! Respect!
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