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METROMANIA

Eloy

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.10 | 189 ratings

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Sachis
5 stars A most underrated album. Eloy is at this point a very electronic and space rock band. You would say it's not specific for a band who in his first period had been quite different. IMO, Eloy did a major change introducing synthesisers and choirs, which is great and dignified for a progressive rock band who reached the top of their creativity. We can see that on albums such as Silent Cries..., Colours, Planets and Metromania. Metromania is the most electronic album they made. Even Bornemann's voice is different from other albums. The sound is so synthetic and futuristic and the front cover stands for this. This album keeps me high and dry from the beginning. Escape to the heights introduces the What follows are, IMO, masterpieces of progressive music-tracks like Seeds of Creation, All Life is One and Follow the light. The atmosphere is full of lush keyboards, unique vocals and choirs, who seems to be from outer space and the end of track Follow the light is the climax. It can be easily discovered some pop influences on The stranger and hard rock guitars on Escape to the heights and Nightriders. Nightriders should be, IMO, a real hit-single, with his great chorus and guitar riffs. Not bad at all....always progressive.

I've got this album on my collection for many years, but I must say I'm never getting bored listening to it.

4,5 stars!

Sachis | 5/5 |

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