Album review: Saga, Heads or Tails (1983)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 18, 1983 By Steve Newton The heavily keyboarded and strongly percussive sound of Saga is thoroughly impressive on their latest release, Heads or Tails. Whether it's the rocking opener "The Flyer" or the more sedate "Intermission", the musicians are in top form. Guitarist Ian Crichton, bassist Jim Crichton, … Continue reading Album review: Saga, Heads or Tails (1983)

Album review: Saga, In Transit (1982)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 20, 1982 By Steve Newton This is a live, completely digital recording of songs performed earlier this year in Munich and Copenhagen. Though not a particular fan of keyboard-dominated, pompish rock, I must admit that Saga quite impresses on this latest effort. The band is very tight, the … Continue reading Album review: Saga, In Transit (1982)