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Solaris - Marsbéli Krónikák (Martian Chronicles) CD (album) cover

MARSBÉLI KRÓNIKÁK (MARTIAN CHRONICLES)

Solaris

 

Symphonic Prog

4.24 | 316 ratings

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ProgShine
4 stars Solaris' Marsbéli krónikák is a breath of fresh air for Prog in the 80's, together with Bacamarte's Depois do fim, Marco Antônio Araújo's whole discography and Abissi Infiniti's Tunnel.

Solaris is pretty much Camel, if Camel didn't change so much in the 80's and decided to record albums like The Single Factor and Stationary Traveller. The only difference really are the heavier guitars.

All in all the whole album is really solid, great flute parts, heavy guitars that Rock, keyboards that are not all that dated (for the 80's that is) and very good drumming. The production is tight, tries to go forward but doesn't bury all the sound in the terrible production of mid 80's.

My only pick with the album is that it is all instrumental. If that's not a problem for you go for it and be happy cause the album gives you that, as for me i's a bit hard to enjoy all instrumental Prog.

Anyway, great first album of this HUngarian band.

ProgShine | 4/5 |

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