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A GAZE BETWEEN THE PAST AND THE FUTURE

Tarkus

 

Symphonic Prog

3.44 | 10 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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4 stars Once you have overcome the first seconds of this album, you have to agree with me that this complex musical fantasy is much more worth than you could ever dreamed of.

These musical parts are just GORGEOUS. No more, no less. The sublime is touching the human: do you grab my mind? The fantastic intro track ''Exit From Calcuta'' is an extraordinary piece of music: it could leave lots of people breathless, and I am just fascinated with this type of music.

Grandiose, emotional, performing. The music available is just superb. Some fantastic moments are combined with very old feeling of my early prog ventures (the early seventies of course). This album is truly a great one: the music displayed is of great emotion and worth the time you could listen at.

I wouldn't say that a track is better than another one although you should consider each musical moments available here one of the finest. Freaks of the early ''Camel'' will just be delighted while listening to the great performances of this band. But there is such a bunch to expect.

This is an album I just profoundly like. Some might say it sounds superficial: I just hold it rather high in my rating. Four stars.with no problems. Skilled band, touching music, sublime moments like during the splendid ''Raft Of Medusa''. I am very glad that they are recording their next album '' Sanctuaryum'' which will hopefully see the light this year.

This is an excellent band from Brazil, and don't expect any ELP clone: the music has nothing to do with this prog giant. It is unique, colourful, skilled, emotional, beautiful, gorgeous, fantastic, original, symphonic. You might understand that I am quite impressed with this gaze between the past.

A great album for sure.

ZowieZiggy | 4/5 |

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