- Album name: On The Threshold of a Dream
- Group name: The Moody Blues
- Year: 1969
- Number of discs: one
- Label: Deram records
- Collection: Brenner / Gessner
- Distinguishing characteristics: “G” written inside album sleeve, indicating that my father owned this record
- Buy it:
- Amazon (Vinyl): $11.89
- Amazon (CD): $11.59
Level of familiarity before listening
I listened to a Moody Blues compilation a few weeks ago, and thought it was all right, but not really impressive or memorable.
What I expected
Progressive rock with Space Oddity vibes.
What it was actually like
This record had some of the same stuff that I disliked from the previous one. In particular, In the Beginning and The Dream were really annoying and I don’t get the point of them at all.
On the other hand, I thought the quality of the actual songs was quite strong. Lovely to See You and Never Comes the Day were both great, and Lazy Day was also pretty good.
4/5: would listen again
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