Wednesday, July 15, 2015
SAGA: "Best of 1978 - Infinity"
Label: earMUSIC/Edel 2015
Review by: Urban "Wally" Wallstrom
"Ellery Sneed had one great need. To do everything just right". Absolutely brilliant or worst Saga compilation ever? "Your pathway grow dark. Was clear at the start. You're not. You're not. You're not alone". It's up for debate! "Look at him running there's so far to go. He's very short of breath and he'd said don't be late. Just don't be late". I'm not sure if we're going to come up with any final conclusion or verdict this time. "No one can stop you now. Tonight you're on the loose". Now & Then - The Collection. 1978 - Infinity. "Scratching the surface. You better come up for air". features 21 tracks and that's one song from/off each and every Saga (studio) album.
From the self titled debut in 1978 to Sagacity in 2014. "I can see by the look in your eyes. You're searching your heart once again". It's difficult to pick your favorite Saga tracks and moments. "How does it feel in your wildest dreams". What's worse. "As time goes by. There's only one thing I have come to realise. The time goes by". It's mission possible if you're only allowed to pick one song from each album? "The security of illusion. I can't explain but you must observe". Thus why it's merely a naughty little teaser of all the classics. "Steamroller - sit up, sit down, sit up".