Steven Wilson

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Country United Kingdom
Added By Mike
9 years ago
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1983-2017 Rock
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8.2 x9
English/British Epic Minimalistic Prog Post Math/New Age
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40 users rate this artist 7.0 or better, five users rate it lower. 25 users think it is prog, two users think it is merely related to prog and nobody thinks that it's not prog. show details
Track Statistics The database currently contains 45 studio tracks by Steven Wilson.
Track durations range from 1m 56s to 23m 15s, averaging at 6m 35s with a standard deviation of 3m 50s.
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Comment by O666 3 years ago
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - Hand. Cannot. Erase. 2015
8.8
Prog Rock
This is a SW album. Don't ignore it.High class prog album with great line up.
Review by Lofcaudio 5 years ago <Permalink>
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - Grace For Drowning 2011
7.1
I like Porcupine Tree. They make nice music. Wilson is obviously a big part of that. However, they have never once wowed me. Signify, In Absentia, Deadwing and Fear of a Blank Planet have all been enjoyable albums to my ears, but I would not consider any of them masterpieces. Now Wilson has released a couple of solo albums, with Grace For Drowning being the more highly acclaimed of the two. This has me slightly perplexed as I have found nothing to be enthusiastic about with this latest release.



I find Grace For Drowning to be plodding and slightly boring. It reminds me of Deadwing and Signify at times, yet muffled and ambient in the Sky Moves Sideways vein. The cornerstone of the album is the 23-minute epic, "Raider II." While I am a big fan of epics, this one is just too ambient for my taste. I find myself bored and wondering why Wilson felt the need to drag this out such as King Crimson did way back when with "Moonchild." Much of the song (which ... -> show full review
Comment by Semprini 6 years ago
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - Grace For Drowning 2011
9.6
Prog
Wilson completely lets loose and the result is fantastic. Remainder the Black Dog and Raider II are favourites but I love every song on this album.
Comment by Semprini 6 years ago
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - Insurgentes 2009
9.0
Prog
So underrated. Every track feels like it has a totally different approach to it. One of my favourites
Comment by zitro
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - Insurgentes 2009
8.8
Eclectic Prog Rock
Steven Wilson keeps growing as a musician. This is a very eclectic album that is quite consistent in quality. In this album, Wilson explores dissonance (luckily not overused).  If this were a Porcupine Tree album, I'd rank it among its best works.
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Insurgentes 2009
 #1

7.9 x34
English/British Minimalistic Experimental Prog Post Math/Electronic
The Raven That Refused To Sing 2013
 #2

8.9 x15
English/British Avant-Garde Prog Rock/Independent
Grace For Drowning 2011
 #3

8.2 x18
English/British Epic Minimalistic Prog Rock/Independent
Hand. Cannot. Erase. 2015
 #4

8.9 x11
English/British Atmospheric Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 #5

8.0 x7
English/British Prog Rock
Altamont 1983
 #6

5.5 x1
Ambient Non-Prog Rock/New Age
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The Raven That Refused To Sing 2013
 26 days ago
lazland
9.0
Eclectic Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 4 months ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
Hand. Cannot. Erase. 2015
 5 months ago
lazland
9.1
Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 5 months ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 7 months ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 8 months ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 9 months ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
The Raven That Refused To Sing 2013
 10 months ago
lazland
9.0
Eclectic Prog Rock
Hand. Cannot. Erase. 2015
 11 months ago
rushfan4
8.3
Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 2 years ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
The Raven That Refused To Sing 2013
 2 years ago
lazland
9.0
Eclectic Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 2 years ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
Hand. Cannot. Erase. 2015
 2 years ago
rushfan4
8.3
Prog Rock
Cover Version 2014, Compilation
 2 years ago
rushfan4
6.5
Prog-Related Rock
Drive Home 2013, EP
 2 years ago
rushfan4
9.1
Prog Rock
Grace For Drowning 2011
 2 years ago
rushfan4
7.2
Prog Rock
Insurgentes 2009
 2 years ago
rushfan4
8.0
Heavy Prog Rock
4 1/2 2016
 2 years ago
rushfan4
8.1
Prog Rock
Hand. Cannot. Erase. 2015
 2 years ago
rushfan4
8.3
Prog Rock