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3.68 | 6 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Simmetria Francese (3:10)
2. Paris In Veil (4:34)
3. Elsie's Philosophy (5:53)
4. Proxynails (2:52)
5. Therapeutic Depression (3:57)
6. Flies On Oranges (3:37)
7. The Mole's Vision (3:43)
8. Zetafreuh (2:34)
9. Omerta! (2:28)
10. Welcome to My Head (2:50)
11. The Waiting Room (1:52)

Total Time 37:30

Line-up / Musicians

- Stip Vanstiphout / all instruments

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MUTE ALBINO Flies On Oranges ratings distribution

(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
Good, but non-essential (33%)
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Review by Windhawk
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3 stars Mute Albino is the moniker chosen by Belgian musician and composer Stip Vanstiphout for his musical escapades. In the summer of 2009 he released his debut effort Flies on Oranges, a venture made up of songs constructed over the last three decades.

What's served on the 11 tracks that make up this first effort are guitar-based and -dominated composition; featuring multiple layers of guitar patterns of various expressions, blended with melodic bass passages, slightly jazz-tinged programmed rhythms and toned down, subtle keyboard and synth layers in the back of the mix.

Fluent and melodic, yet also containing subtle dissonant elements, the tunes have just about the right amount of tension to stay intriguing. And despite the apparent light and melodic touch dominating these excursions, darker mostly underlying patterns sees to it that this effort isn't one to be regarded as an easy listening experience - even if the challenging aspects of the album is subtle and hidden rather than up front. All in all a good effort.

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5 stars Mute Albino delivers a unique style, and has quickly become as essential to my music collection as the great classic artists of Progressive Rock. "Flies On Oranges" is dynamic and keen, the songs seem to tell stories that provoke my mood, thoughts, make my emotional flavors water. The instr ... (read more)

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