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1. Against the Odds 2. Sweet Sugar 3. Time of Revelation 4. Mistress of All Time 5. Universal Wheels 6. Fear of Falling 7. Spirit of Freedom 8. Logical Progression 9. Love in Silence 10. Words in the Distance 11. Fires of Hell 12. Dream On Line-up: Mick Box - guitars and vocals Trevor Bolder - bass and vocals Phil Lanzon - keyboards and vocals Lee Kerslake - drums and vocals Bernie Shaw - vocals
As for me, "Sea of Light" is undoubtedly the best album in the long history of this alive legend! Quite apart from fantastically beautiful playing and singing from all of the band members all over the disc, this album also is simply a set of the excellent Hard Rock blockbusters: to begin with absolutely "progressive", daring and unexpected Against the Odds (a real Prog-killer!), then on to Universal Wheels, Logical Progression, through the powerful and energetic Time of Revelation, Fear of Falling and Words in the Distance to conclude with really witty melodic Rock-ballads like Mistress of All Time and Dream On!
Summary: Frankly, I love this album, as well as I like a lot this line-up (see above). And I'm very amazed that a lot of the old band's fans lose their ears: this is Uriah Heep "at their best"! So, I understand the feelings of the band members, when I read the following words in the album's booklet: "But most important of all - our special thanks GO OUT to all our fans worldwide for their very "umble support". I agree absolutely: such a shame! Hold on, guys! You really know that we love you, because you are great musicians and Uriah Heep is one of the best Progressive Hard Rock Bands of all times!
VM. August 30, 1999
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