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After Crying


Symphonic Prog

4.01 | 186 ratings

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4 stars Another great masterpiece of modern symphonic rock in the hands of After Crying , the Hungarian title translated means "The insulted and the injured" referring to the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky (published in 1861 ) .

It was my second connection to the world of music in its purest sense , after listening to " Overground Music", which is the album that opened my third eye to sounds, Megalázottak was the perfect second destination to the principles of my journey to the world of music.

Their first album was released in 1990 and was entirely in English, after two years After Crying decided to record Megalazottak in Hungarian , which really gave a touch of originality but unfortunately made ​​the album less accessible , I wish I could understand the lyrics as they appear to deliver good deal of mystery.

The album kicks off with the epic masterpiece 22-minute " A Gadarai Megszállott " which is one of the most interesting interpretations of jazz fusion -era Miles Davis with King Crimson / Zappa and the Italian Symphonic Rock glow classical music with European union with Ravel Bartok delivered by these excellent musicians. In this song I feel that once again Crying After managed to enter the fourth dimension of soundscapes.

The disc has some few nice surprises too , the cello and violin are very memorable and at first the strangest parts of the disc do not seem to fit and blend that well, but after listening to the album several times I can not find anything wrong with this masterpiece.

After Crying music has influenced me as a person in matters that surpasses the joy of listening to good music, this requires one of the best Bernstein quotes:

"Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknown."

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) American Composer .

Ensouled | 4/5 |


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