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PHAEDRA

Tangerine Dream

 

Progressive Electronic

4.17 | 544 ratings

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Antonio Giacomin
5 stars This is a fantastic album to talk about. To many listeners and reviewers it is Tangerine Dream at their best, and there is a lot of consistence to support this statement. But now, in order to perform my review, I must speak about the two things that makes me give it a total five star rating for it :

First of all, this is the fulfillment of a musical evolution that started with Alpha Centauri. At this album, space rock was firmly settled, and after that it started to be more concise, mature; until in the right moment it exploded resulting in the perfection of Phaedra. It is interesting to notice that thing did not advance in a regular way, because after the interesting and necessary to be known Alpha Centauri, Zeit and Atem were not essential albums even in a way of observing band evolution. These both are very close to Alpha Centauri, and the great improvement salt came with Phaedra.

The second and maybe better reason can be seen in the great challenge that music on Phaedra represents to our imagination. All the dreamy landscape we are able to travel through are instigated by Phaedra, it calls us to explore the best our mind is able to produce in order to get a fantastic drugless trip. This is, IMHO, some of the best music can do for us; touching deeply our emotional state or to lead us to a imaginary and comfortable world. This is something Edgar, Chris and Paul performed very well and they must be congratulated for being so good artists; mainly when they offer us a pearl like the music of Phaedra

Antonio Giacomin | 5/5 |

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