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AU-DELÀ DU DÉLIRE

Ange

 

Symphonic Prog

3.96 | 271 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
4 stars Ange really carved out their own scene back in the 1970s. A scene and a universe very much their own.

The planet Au-delà du Délire is very much influenced by King Crimson aka their first three albums, Genesis aka their early period and the likes of Jaques Brel and French folk rock. The French vocals adds a lot of style and flavour to this music. A very theatrical music which is both melodic and very eclectic at the same time. The music comes across as an opera or even a musical with it's conceptual ebbs and flows. Large parts of the music here has almost a Zeuhl like feel with it's dark tones and themes. Christian Decamps vocals is very much the centre of attention in this music. But his own and his brother's keyboards is also central here. The same is the guitars, also well helped by flutes.

The quality of the music is great thoughout and it really draws the listeners to it like a spider draws it's dinner to it's fangs and jaw. This is another great album from a great band.

4 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 4/5 |

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