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proves they can still progress musically. They keep experi-menting nicely,
without losing their own style. The only downside to Source Code is
that this musical treat is limited to only two new songs."
their performance, I could only draw one conclusion: Signs is back, and
can easily match any other Prog Rock/Metal band in this country. Even
more, I wouldn't be surprised if the band with one hand tied behind their
backs still out-plays all progrocking competition. Not only because of
their catchy songs and excellent instumental skills, but also because of
the pure, undiluted fun they display on stage."
mixing styles Signs created their own style. Did Chimera already
sound good, Private Eyes gets you by the throat even more. De Graaf
rumbles his bass, Van der Park is soloing relentlessly and Faas
complements things beautifully. They deliver a record that could've easily
matched albums of bands like For Absent Friends, Egdon Heath, Kayak and
"...singer/bassplayer Hans de Graaf seems to be a dutch Geddy Lee, playing
and singing so easy! Also keyboard player Marcel Faas did a great job, as
well as the drummer Bert Vliegen. The guitar player Ron van der Park
played awesome, very melodic and with whole his heart! If you really dig
sympho/progrock with an typical IQ/Marillion touch and Dream Theater kinda
like riffs, check these guys out, they are awesome."
proves that Progrock can be done differently. With Square Circles
they even cause a small sensation. The songs are variously atmosferic or
up-tempo and drag you into a better world that is dominated by honesty and
Eyes is Signs' musical Top Achievement!"
social-political lyrics, the power of the songs, and their tight musical
sound result in one of the best Dutch demo's in years"