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3.67 | 23 ratings | 2 reviews | 13% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2008

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. September (4:30)
2. Windows and Mirrors (5:04)
3. Waterlevels (5:51)
4. Dog 1 (6:33)
5. Chinese River (7:04)
6. Angel (4:32)
7. Lakansvind (5:30)
8. Dog 2 (10:10)

Total Time 43:14

Line-up / Musicians

- Peter Bryngelsson / electric & lap steel guitars, dobro
- Henrik Strindberg / guitar
- Peder Nabo / keyboards, guitar, zither, logdrum
- Staffan Strindberg / bass
- Thomas Wiegert / drums

- Kent Olsson / acoustic guitar (7)
- Dan Jonsson / guitar synth GR 33 (7)

Releases information

Artwork: Javier Abreu with Peder Nabo (photo)

CD Musea ‎- FGBG 4752 (2008, France)

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RAGNARÖK Path ratings distribution

(23 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(13%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(39%)
Good, but non-essential (48%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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Review by Windhawk
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4 stars Interesting album from this veteran Swedish act, issued some 36 years after the band formed and 17 years after their prior release if I got my history right.

The 8 compositions on this creation have several similarities; of which the most common is the extensive use of undistorted and acoustic guitars in multiple layers. Three layers of guitars aren't uncommon; and it may even be more in segments too; although the ears could be deceiving in that.

Two basic styles are explored here. The first of these is a calm, mellow form of rock where the aim seems to be the creation of captivating melody lines and strong atmosphere; with leanings towards folk music as well as jazz in style.

The second set of tunes are more psychedelic in nature; with musical elements coming and going, a strong feeling of improvisation and distinct psychedelic tendencies due to careful use of dissonances and disharmonies in the soundscape. On these creation the band are quite similar to acts like Öresund Space Collective; if ÖSC ever were to record an acoustic album I'd guess that the end result could be pretty similar to this one.

One for open-minded folk and jazz fans this release; and followers of psychedelic music of the more mellow variety should find this one interesting too.

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3 stars Do not confuse this band with the New Zealand symphonic prog group or the heavy metal outfit from the 80-90's! Those Swedish people belong to the first period of the Swedish Progressive wave during the 70's. The band vanished in the 80's but the leader Peter Bryngelsson could be heard in vario ... (read more)

Report this review (#266486) | Posted by Thierry | Tuesday, February 16, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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