Wednesday, 4 December 2019
Dice - Yes 2 5 Roger Roger (2019)
The 21st album from this German band.
The band is a quartet with a lineup of bass, keyboards, drums, guitars and vocals.
The band has had an interesting career with some ups and downs.
Their output has been on an upwards curve since the last album, the album before this album. The album called What If My Black Cat Is An Alien from last year. A really good album.
Yes-2-5-Roger-Roger gives us six songs and one hour of music. Most of the songs are over ten minutes long.
The music is space rock with a lot of psych and krautrock influences. Well, maybe it is krautrock and not space rock. The music is really medium spaced out with a lot of Eloy influences.
Dice has indeed occupied a lot of Eloy's territory on this album. The music has a lot of long guitar solos intertwined with some half-poor vocals and some good keyboards.
The vocals is not good at all. But they do not detract too much from the good music here. And the music is really good.
Dice is on a comeback and I can only applaud this band for their two last albums. Two good albums. Of the two albums, this is the best one by a fraction or two.
Surprise yourself and check out this album.