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Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.66 | 21 ratings

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4 stars The Greek Mythology is going on for sure ...

The Wikipedia definition for WILL-O-THE-WISP is 'a mysterious light associated with spirits, found in various folklore tales'. This suits fine collated with their music which is delivering a special psych folk atmosphere. The newest album 'A Gift For Your Dreams' from 2007 is another matured one without a doubt. Awesome song writing - musically skillfull with haunting vocals - and the songs are in a more psychedelic mood compared to the forerunner 'Ceremony of Innocence'. This also reminds me of PAVLOV'S DOG or BO HANSSON sometimes. Eight lovely songs full of melancholy which you normally only might expect from a nordish band. So therefore I'm really delighted!

This is something for relaxing hours - sitting in front of the chimney with a glass of wine in your hand. Now the exception first: the second track Serpent's kiss is lacking of a ballad character when the band is hurrying up into some heavier psych minutes. One representative song which I want to point out is Flying with witches which flows and drifts wonderful lead by guitar and later the violin. Gentle drums are always the background for the songs. Angelos Gerakitis' vocals are delightful and free from any accent. And we have compelling hammond and flute with Fairer-than-a-fairy for example. Inward reflections even contains some spacey weird guitar contributions. But in the whole 'A Gift For Your Dreams' is really dreamy relaxed.

Nice one - a completely rounded album, less rocking but with feeling and sophistication anyhow.

Rivertree | 4/5 |


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