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2.88 | 15 ratings | 1 reviews | 21% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2000

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Nesfarsita Lupta (5:03)
2. Afganistan (5:58)
3. Numai Una (5:43)
4. Iovano; Iovanke (3:47)
5. Ora-hora (4:42)
6. Balada (5:33)
7. The Measure Of A Man (4:05)
8. Mesterul Manole (4:35)
9. In Umbra Marelui Urs (5:57)
10. Liber (5:13)
11. Ceata II (1:02)

Total time 51:38

Bonus track on 2003 reissue:
12. Ceata I (4:08)

Line-up / Musicians

- Alin Oprea / vocals
- Octavian Colen / vocals
- Nicolae Covaci / guitar, bass, vocals, arrangements, co-producer
- Erlend Krauser / guitar
- Frank Tienemann / guitar
- S. Dankelmann / guitar
- Mani Neumann / violin
- Volker Vaessen / bass
- V. Hildermann / bass
- Lucian Cioargă / percussion

- C. Brylankowski / keyboards (12)
- Iosif Kappl / bass (12)

Releases information

Artwork: Alin Surdu with Markus Wehr (photo)

CD Cat Music ‎- 101 2098 2 (2000, Romania) Title misspelled "În Umbra Marelui URS"
CD Electrecord ‎- EDC 531 (2003, Romania) With a bonus track from 1996, new cover art

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PHOENIX În Umbra Marelui URSS ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(21%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(7%)
Good, but non-essential (50%)
Collectors/fans only (21%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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2 stars Is hard for me give only 2 stars for this album, but after my opinion, after the progressive rock standards it not deserve more than two. Also this album is more a Nicu Covaci album, than a Phoenix album. Whit the except of the song "Numai una" who is song by a pop-rock romanian duo Talisman. Th ... (read more)

Report this review (#181909) | Posted by andromacus | Saturday, September 6, 2008 | Review Permanlink

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