PROG Magazine listed Cressida’s first album as one of the major influences on the development of Progressive Music.
Listed alongside The Beatles’ ‘Sergeant Pepper’, Pink Floyd’s ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’ and Frank Zappa’s ‘Freak out’, this was a high accolade for a little known band.
Although Cressida made only a modest impact during their two year existence between 1969-70, as the decades progressed following their break-up, Cressida was increasingly acknowledged as one of the pioneers of progressive music.
In November 2012, Prog Rock Magazine listed Cressida as one of “The Albums That Built Prog”, finally elevating this little known group to the status they deserved.
The following is a copy of the article.
Author: Sid Smith © Prog Rock Magazine