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Omega - Trombitás Frédi és a Rettenetes Emberek (Ω I) CD (album) cover




Psychedelic/Space Rock

2.56 | 37 ratings

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5 stars At a Budapest concert with the bands "Spencer Davis Group", "Traffic" and "Omega" the manager of the Spencer Davis Group, John Martin, discovers Omega and invites them to a tour through England. At Concerts in London among others Eric Clapton and George Harrison congratulate them. Martin arranges the production of an album at the London label Decca who change the bandname to "Omega Red Star". They work 3 days on the album, then Mecky has to return to Budapest because he has to write examina for his studies. The album is never completed in London, so Decca releases it uncompleted with lead vocals sung by Misi. The title : "Omega Red Star from Hungary". Later in Hungary the recordings are completed but only some songs are released on singles. A second tournee through England is following and although the group has enough material for a second album it is not recorded because they are instructed to go home for political reasons. After the success in London the first Hungarian LP is published by the Hungarian label Qualiton (Hungaroton) under the titel "Trombitás Frédi és a rettenetes Emberek". The album is sold over 100,000 times in the same year and therefore provides the first golden LP for the band.
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