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3.05 | 13 ratings | 1 reviews | 15% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Ancient Celts - Ar Gelted Kozh (4:20)
2. The Bretons In Britain (1:59)
3. Britons Exile To Armorica (1:25)
4. The Breton Kingdom - Rouantelezh Vreizh (3:22)
5. The Breton Duchy - Dugelezh Vreizh (3:04)
6. The Union Pact (1:03)
7. Revolts-Emsawadegou (2:11)
8. The French Revolution And The 19th Century (2:25)
9. 20th Century - Part One (2:36)
10. 20th Century - Part Two (2:36)
11. To Ewan My Son - Da Ewan (4:12)
12. Dead For His People (To Yann Kel) - Marw Ewid E Fob (3:19)
13. Forbidden Roots - Gwriziad Difennet (4:11)
14. Nine Bretons In Jail-Naw Breton 'ba' Prizon (5:03)
15. New Middle Part - Tamm-kreiz New (1:34)
16. Plinn - Slogan (3:11)

Total time 46:41


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Line-up / Musicians

- Alan Stivell / Celtic harp, vocals, Irish flute, Scottish bagpipes, piano, bombard, composer

- Maria Popkiewicz / vocals
- Yann-Jakez Hassold / vocals
- Dan Ar Braz / electric & acoustic guitars, vocals
- André Hervé / piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer
- Dominique Luro / keyboards (11,13)
- Padrig Kerre / mandolin, dulcimer, fiddle
- Dave Swarbrick / fiddle (11,13)
- Adam Skeaping / cello
- Lyn Dobson / flute, sitar, tabla
- Richard Harvey / crumhorn, recorder
- Alain Hatot / tenor sax (11,13)
- Michel Hervé / bass guitar
- Patrick Kiffer / bass (11,13)
- Jean-Luc Danna / drums, percussion
- Clément Bailly / drums (11,13)

Releases information

Title translates as "Before Landing"

Artwork: Dominique Andrieux with Claude Jarroir (photo)

LP Keltia III ‎- 9101 852 (1977, France)
LP Fontana ‎- 9286 999 (1977, UK) Entitled "Before Landing"

CD Disques Dreyfus ‎- FDM 36194-2 (1992, France)

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(15%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(8%)
Good, but non-essential (46%)
Collectors/fans only (31%)
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3 stars I'm a big fan of Alan Stivell's work, which includes very soft and lyrical albums (especially earlier in his career), a middle period of proggish experimentalism, and later jazzy world music. This is probably his most proggish album, and tells a story which, thankfully, I cannot understand since ... (read more)

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