Tragik – Poetic Justice

July 6th, 2007
by Celtic Bob

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Poetic Justice

2007, Escape Music/Zink Music

Rating: 1.5/5

Tragik is multi-instrumentalist and singer Phil Vincent’s band. Billy Roux (What Matters) and David Zychek (Airborne and Night Ranger) also appear as guests on the album. The bio states that Tragik have musical similarities with < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Boston, Deep Purple, and Dokken.  This is totally wrong; I’d rather say that this is well-played heavier melodic rock and that they more in common with Toto or Foreigner.
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Despite the decent music, the album feels too long and generic because of the boring material where a lot of the songs sound too alike. The 70 minutes of music seems endless and Phil Vincent’s voice can’t take the material any higher. His voice is extremely boring and monotonous; he adds nothing to the music.

Unfortunately, there’s not much more to say about this sad album. This is a good example of bad music – the album is just like the band name: Tragik.

 

 

Damian D’Ercola – guitar, bass

Phil Vincent – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, organ, piano

Dirk Philips – drums

 

More info about the band

www.philvincent.com

 

Label

www.escape-music.com

www.zinkmusic.com

 

Tracklist

Show The World

Never Stand Alone

Test Of Faith

Who Will Be There

Message To God

One Of Us

Long Time Comin

Caught In The Moment

Here In My Heart

Welcome To The Real World

Defying Logic

Shadow In The Night

Jessica

Back Of My Mind

Higher

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