Vangelis - 2002 FIFA World Cup Official Anthem CD (album) cover




Prog Related

3.42 | 8 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

3 stars Vangelis has always been pretty much hit-or-miss for me. Some of his music is very inspiring and listenable and I like his work with Jon Anderson of Yes. However, there is always the more electro-boring-new age side of Vangelis which just plain bores me. Fortunately, here on the 2002 FIFA World Cup Anthem, we have very good Vangelis. Very Mike Oldfield-ish. I liken this to "Chariots of Fire" in it's flowing rhythms and inspirationalness (word?). Good choral backing and a fine buildup. I would much rather hear this playing over a goal than some lame over-used mess like "We are the Champions". Of the 2 versions here, the orchestral one beats the synth version hands-down. This is a solid 3-star effort, 4 if it had been longer.
mohaveman | 3/5 |


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this VANGELIS review

Review related links

Social review comments () BETA

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community

Server processing time: 0.03 seconds