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3.46 | 20 ratings | 1 reviews | 10% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

- Part 1: Live
1. Trying to Kiss the Sun (4:55)
2. 3 Lights (10:00)
3. Let There Be More Light (6:28)
4. Tell Me Why (5:11)
5. Home Again (8:26)
- Part 2: Works
6. Someone Else (5:42)
7. Release Me (5:18)
8. '48 (5:27)
9. Another Day (10:01)

Total Time 61:28

Line-up / Musicians

- Yogi Lang / vocals, keyboards
- Karlheinz Wallner / guitars
- Chris Postl / bass
- Markus Jehle / keyboards
- Manfred Müller / drums
- Paul Rissettio / drums

Releases information

CD limited Self-released fan package (Germany 2007)

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RPWL 9 ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(10%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(70%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
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Review by Rivertree
3 stars What do you associate with cypher 9?

This RPWL product from 2007 is a special offer for their fans with a funny concept because limited to 999 copies, released at 09/09 and provided with 9 songs. Basically there are no surprises to point out - they remain faithful to their previous musical direction and have produced ambitious songs once again which are on the border between neo prog and psychedelic/space. So we have five live tracks whereas two of them are performed with the founding member Paul Rissettio on drums who was responsible for the R in the band name. Every member has added a new selfcomposed studio track which is another speciality of this album.

It all starts with the live part and a great plus: except the first song Trying to kiss the sun there are no overlaps with the double live album 'Start the fire live' from 2005. The ballad 3 Lights is a new song from 'World Through My Eyes' which has a very melancholic start and is arranging supsense with piano and acoustic guitar. And its true - after a while the song gets tempo beginning with fantastic contributions by the band's live keyboard player Markus Jehle and later culminating into a furious finale dominated by Kalle Wallner's Gilmoure like guitar. The next highlight comes immediately. RPWL confirms its devotion to Pink Floyd with a fantastic spacey cover of Let there be more light. As well from 'Trying to kiss the sun' are the poppish Tell me why and the floydy ballad Home again with excellent vocals and guitar which is closing the live section.

The studio songs are solid efforts but nothing I really can be very excited about. Someone else with a convincing organ part is near to Wallner's new project BLIND EGO, Release me shows Manni Müller (drums) on the vocals himself and Chris Postl's dreamy Another day has some nice psychedelic moments. A good RPWL album which is interesting not only for declared fans.

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