Less Is More (album)

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Less Is More
Studio album by Marillion
Released 2 October 2009
Recorded Spring-Summer 2009
Genre Acoustic rock
Length 57:24
Label Intact Records, Edel Music
Marillion chronology
Recital of the Script
(2009)
Less Is More
(2009)
The Singles '82-'88
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Guitarist 4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Classic Rock 7/10 stars[3]

Less Is More is an acoustic music studio album by Marillion, released on the band's own label on 2 October 2009. A retail version is distributed by Edel Music. It contains re-arranged songs from the period that Steve Hogarth has been their singer (since 1989) plus the previously unreleased track, "It's Not Your Fault".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Go!" (from marillion.com, 1999) 5:02
2. "Interior Lulu" (from marillion.com, 1999) 7:32
3. "Out of This World" (from Afraid of Sunlight, 1995) 5:08
4. "Wrapped Up in Time" (from Happiness Is the Road, 2008) 3:40
5. "The Space..." (from Seasons End, 1989) 4:52
6. "Hard as Love" (from Brave, 1994) 4:58
7. "Quartz" (from Anoraknophobia, 2001) 5:48
8. "If My Heart Were a Ball It Would Roll Uphill" (from Anoraknophobia, 2001) 5:12
9. "It's Not Your Fault" (previously unreleased) 3:33
10. "Memory of Water" (from This Strange Engine, 1997) 2:37
11. "This Is the 21st Century" (from Anoraknophobia, 2001) 5:40
12. "Hidden Bonus Track - Cannibal Surf Babe" (from Afraid of Sunlight, 1995) 3:27

Personnel[edit]

Reception[edit]

Guitarist magazine rated the album 4/5 and described it as "an intimate musical experience" and "a credit to all concerned." [4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Guitarist, Issue 323, December 2009, p.199
  2. ^ "allmusic ((( Less Is More > Overview )))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  3. ^ Classic Rock, January 2010.
  4. ^ Guitarist, December 2009.

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