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4 stars Compared to their first, instrumental album entitled "East of Eden" the midnight ball follows a fairly different concept, as it contains only songs with spoken texts or with vocals. The CD contains a couple of complex songs, each having a short intro song. A characteristic feature of the album is that many of the songs have a connection with literature. Midnight Ball is based on the novel Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov. Judas Iscariot is based on the novel King Jesus (written by Robert Graves) while Pharaoh was inspired by a book having the same title from Boleslaw Prus. Matthew 26:47 contains an excerpt from the Gospel of Matthew, while I'll Be One with God was apparently inspired by the Book of the Dead. The complexity of the album is quite intriguing. In addition, the HD videoclip of the title song Midnight Ball can be seen on Youtube. Especially the guitar solos are great!
annabella | 4/5 |


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