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Wardenclyffe Tower
Allan Holdsworth
Wardenclyffe Tower
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: Allan Holdsworth
Title: Wardenclyffe Tower
Members Wishing: 5
Total Copies: 0
Label: Restless Records
Original Release Date: 10/20/1992
Re-Release Date: 7/1/1993
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Rock
Styles: Jazz Fusion, Progressive, Progressive Rock, Rock Guitarists
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 018777253727

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Again, the Genius At Work
Michael Balazki | Petaluma, CA USA | 01/17/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It's been years since I've listened to this CD. I am literally brought to tears when I hear Allan's haunting solo on Sphere of Innocence. I cannot fathom where his creativity comes from. It's like trying to figure out where outer space ends and what lay on the other side. It is a complete mystery. His technique is perfect, and as always, NOBODY has better guitar tone than Allan. He is simply one of the Earths gifts.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Allan and the guys.
- Michael"
When you need a guitar god who can take you further.........
John Ashford | Albany Western Australia | 02/10/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"You've been raised on super groups, avant garde, fusion and psychedelia; you are looking for the next group of guitar musicians to take you to the next waiting to guide you are Jeff Beck, John Mclaughlin, Terje Rypdal, John Abercrombie, Pat Metheny, ....... and (sigh) the ultimate chopmeister, Allan Holdsworth. It has been said he is happier in his live outings, but in this 1992 studio album, everything he had developed to that point; the blistering solo runs, the immaculate chord progressions, as well as command of the guitar technology available at that time, ...... all are beautifully captured for you in a hi-fibre wholemeal diet. Regardless of classifications, (is this intelligent guitar-rock, jazz-fusion, progressive or cross-genre...... and who really cares?), ..... the musicians on this CD are waiting to assist in your musical evolution, and take you to that next ... or next ... and possibly even next level.

It is really no more than proficient contemporary musicianship combined with quality recording......every now and then albums like this happen."