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3.07 | 27 ratings | 1 reviews | 19% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2007

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. El Espíritu del Bosque (Intro) - 1:46
2. La Ciudad de los Árboles - 6:02
3. Mi Nombre es Rock & Roll - 6:03
4. El Rincón de los Sentidos - 4:38
5. Deja de Llorar (Y Vuélvete a Levantar) - 4:18
6. La Canción de los Deseos - 4:01
7. Y Ahora Voy a Salir (Ranxeira) - 3:52
8. Runa Llena - 4:46
9. Resacosix en la Barra - 3:46
10. No Queda Sino Batirnos - 4:19
11. Sin Ti Sería Silencio (Parte II) - 4:42
12. Si Molesto Me Quedo - 4:53
13. El Espíritu del Bosque (Outro) - 1:13

Line-up / Musicians

- Taxus Di Fellatio / drums, chorus
- José Andrea / voices
- Carlos Prieto 'Moha' / violin, viola, chorus
- Frank / guitars (acoustic & electric), chorus
- Carlitos / guitars
- Jorge Salŕn / guitars
- Pedro Diaz 'Peri' / bass
- Sergio Cisneros 'Kiskilla' / piano, accordion, synthetizers
- Fernando Ponce / flute, whistles
- Patricia Tapia / voices

Releases information

2007: Warner Music Spain, S.A. 2564697205

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MÄGO DE OZ La Ciudad de los Árboles ratings distribution

(27 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(19%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(19%)
Good, but non-essential (27%)
Collectors/fans only (15%)
Poor. Only for completionists (19%)

MÄGO DE OZ La Ciudad de los Árboles reviews

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Review by Gatot
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars An interesting music with Spain lyrics and good musicianship. The use of violin enriches the music really well. The music is not typical progressive metal - it has some traditional elements as well. The album opens excellently with 'El Espíritu del Bosque (Intro)' - 1:46 that serves as overture of the album: setting the overall tone of the music they offer in the album. It flows excellently into second track 'La Ciudad de los Árboles' - 6:02. I like this track very well because it has excellent composition combining electric as well as acoustic instruments (violin) with traditional elements, performed in energetic fashion with excellent vocal work. The traditional elements are really good. I like the style and tempo changes that happen frequently during the track. The next track, as the title implies 'Mi Nombre es Rock & Roll - 6:03, is basically a straight rocker with good violin inserts that sometimes remind me to Kansas. The guitar solo is stunning. 'El Rincón de los Sentidos' - 4:38 involves violin since the beginning of the track and the violin serves as background during vocal at low register notes. My favorite track is 'La Canción de los Deseos' - 4:01 which basically a pop song backed nicely with violin and piano. I think the beauty of Mago de Oz music is their musicianship in blending modern instruments with the traditional elements using violin and piano as main instruments. The keyboard work is also nice.

It's a good album and it's different than what you usually hear. It's a new experience for me. Keep on proggin' ...!

Peace on earth and mercy mild - GW

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