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IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT GODS

Absolute Elsewhere

 

Eclectic Prog

2.96 | 76 ratings

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PROGNATURE BEAST
5 stars No one talks about these records anymore. And it's a shame, because in this case we have the brainchild of the one (16 years old at the time !) Paul Fishman who wanted to make the music behind Erich von Daniken's books (indeed the sleeve is like one of all those books) and ended up with this magnificent symphonic-alien soundrack. I've read the complaints of fellows reviewers about Bill Brufford's undistinguished involvment, but I find them pointless. Brufford was a hired hand here, the music would be the same even without his presence. The keyboards are the dominant force played very creatively from Fishman himself and in a very melodic manner. Synthesizers, piano, mellotrons e.t.c. go in and out with a logical sequence which could be found only in the best Tangerine Dream music of the period (1976) but the more symphonic approach will please Camel fans too. This is the best chill-out music I've heard so far. For full effect, listen to it alone in the dark or better still, in a very distant place. Magic stuff.
PROGNATURE BEAST | 5/5 |

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