JC’s Not Ten Progressive Rock list. These are albums that nobody would mistake for progressive rock; records where another genre tried to stretch out and incorporate other styles just like ‘prog’ and did so in a masterful way. They are each very influential within their genre and should be on every progressive rock listener’s radar.
Roger CortonYet another list? Brother, we’re going from extreme no-fun opera to all lists, all the time. What’s up?.
JCHWell first of all, who doesn’t love a TRILOGY! And second of all, these are records that were, for me, what progressive rock was trying to do: start from point a, incorporate point b and end up with something completely different.
RCCompletely different like Monty Python?
JCHCompletely different like the difference between a fruit cake, where you can see all the individual bits, technically a ‘colloid’, and a compound, something genuinely new.
RCThat’s hard. One of the most tired clichés in my opinion has to do with ‘bringing […]