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Alan Parsons Project - I Robot CD UDSACD2174
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Alan Parsons Project - I Robot CD UDSACD2174

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Alan Parsons Project - I Robot CD UDSACD2174

Audiophiles require no introduction to the Alan Parsons Project's I Robot. Engineered by Parsons after he performed the same duties on Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, the 1977 record reigns as a disc whose taut bass, crisp highs, clean production, and seemingly limitless dynamic range are matched only by the sensational prog-rock fare helmed by the keyboardist. 

I Robot's absorbing tunes continue to fascinate due to their perfectionism and innovation. Borrowing from Pink Floyd's strategies, Parsons utilises a looped sequence on the title track to create new downbeats. "Some Other Time" employs two different lead vocalists and yet gives the illusion only one is involved. Captivating strings, a piccolo trumpet, and bona fide pipe organ grace "Don't Let It Show." The origins of "Nucleus" stem from a unique analog keyboard concoction dubbed "the Projectron," devised by Parsons and electronic engineer Keith Johnson. Andrew Powell's orchestral and choral arrangements top it all off, with "Total Eclipse" arriving as an aptly frightening track that presages the climactic "Genesis Ch. 1 V. 32."


1 I Robot
2 I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You
3 Some Other Time
4 Breakdown
5 Don't Let It Show
6 The Voice
7 Nucleus
8 Day After Day (The Show Must Go On)
9 Total Eclipse
10 Genesis Ch. 1 V. 32

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