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FANTASTIC ARRIVAL

Space Circus

Jazz Rock/Fusion


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3 stars Space Circus, what an intresting name for a band. They caught my atention few years back when I"ve discovered new to me japanese prog/jazz rock bands from late'70's. This band coming from near Osaka formed in mid '70's and releasing 2 albums before gone into oblivion. Thier second offer from 1979 named Fantastic arrival with a very intresting cover art is the best from the two. Quite inventive in places jazz rock with fusion elements and aswell with a clear progressive aproach make from this album a very worthy and enjoyble ride. The album is all instrumental with plenty of memorable parts like the first 2 pieces that opens the album Heavy Duty Space Dragon and Demon blast. Great musicianship , specialy the guitar work is quite inventive and has some spacey moments that are truly great. The rest of the instruments are not behind having spectacular parts, the drumer is very busy but he can offer some slow chops of the highest calibre, the bass is very proeminent in places with intresting and inovative passages. Some influences from Dixie Dregs specialy on Demon blast, some Camel prog rock warmness and here and there space prog is melted with the rest giving a special atmosphere. A great forgotten little album from the land of the rising sun. 3.5 stars, fans of prog rock and aswell jazz rock can easely dig this release, worth it for sure. Two bonuses ends the album but are not as excellent as the album itself.

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