Rant - Top 8
I decided to share a few thoughts about my current heterogeneous top 8 on last.fm. The first thing I should mention is that this is actually my second account (the first one was called Greater_Art), and it is newer than the old one. On the previous account, my top 3 was Lake of Tears, Therion and Celtic Frost (can't remember the precise order). Enough about the past, let's jump into the bands.
1. The Alan Parsons Project (APP)
For a long time I knew of APP only due to the reference in Austin Powers. The spy who shagged me. While listening to some prog rock on Spotify, I saw APP as a related artist, and decided to give it a shot. When I have no prior information about a band, I usually begin either with the first album, or with a best of, or with the album title which seems to be the most interesting. That time I went with what I thought was the first one, I Robot (1977), but as it turns out, the APP debut was Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1976), and I Robot was the sophomore effort. …