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4.05 | 123 ratings | 3 reviews | 35% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
prog rock music collection

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Studio Album, released in 2001

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Bedroom Eyes (2:18)
2. For Free (5:13)
3. B.S. (3:41)
4. Landslide (4:38)
5. Go to California (8:00)
6. Painting the Night Unreal (6:35)
7. The Slow Phaseout (4:30)
8. Blindfolded (3:44)
9. When You're Dead (4:52)

Total Time: 43:31

Line-up / Musicians

- Bent Sæther / bass, vocals, guitars, piano, harmonium, Mellotron, percussion, Viscount organ
- Hans Magnus "Snah" Ryan / guitars, vocals, Rhodes piano, ARP, SidStation, electric harmonium, Viscount organ, percussion, lap-steel
- Håkon Gebhardt / drums, vocals, banjo, percussion, zither, guitars, glockenspiel, lap-steel

- Helge "Deathprod" Sten / audio virus, Echoplex, filters, theremin, percussion
- Baard Slagsvold / piano, vocals, Mellotron, clavinette, Hammond organ
- Øyvind Fossheim / violin
- Vegard Johnsen / violin
- André Orvik / violin
- Hans Morten Stensland / violin
- Jon W. Sønstebø / viola
- Anne Britt Søvig Årdal / cello
- Ketil Vestrum Einarsen / flute
- Lars Horntveth / tenor sax and bass clarinette
- Anne-Grethe Orvik / oboe
- Even Skatrud Andersen / trombone
- Mathias Eick / trumpet and flugelhorn
- Line Horntveth / tuba

Releases information

Artwork: Kim Hiorthøy

CD Columbia COL 5044392 (2001 Norway)
CD Cornflakes Zoo CORN 04 (2001 France)
CD Stickman Records PSYCHOBABBLE 033 (2001 Germany)
CD P-Vine Records PCD-23451 (2001 Japan) (promo)
CD Stickman Records PSYCHOBABBLE 033, 4015698 0558-2 (2001 Germany)
LP Stickman Records PSYCHOBABBLE 033 (2001 Germany)
LP Stickman Records PSYCHOBABBLE 033 (2010 Germany)

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MOTORPSYCHO Phanerothyme ratings distribution

(123 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(35%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(41%)
Good, but non-essential (19%)
Collectors/fans only (3%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

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4 stars Motorpsycho has a huge catalog of albums with a bigger variety of styles and genres they seem to cover. I started with their newer albums, and have been working my way backwards enjoying the journey. What I can say about Phanerothyme is that it should not be missed. Amazing songs like For Free ... (read more)

Report this review (#1639749) | Posted by javajeff | Saturday, November 5, 2016 | Review Permanlink

4 stars After hearing an awful lot how versatile Motorpsycho are and listening to, admittedly, a few of their latter-day albums and finding them at a heavy prog/classic rock mood, I decided to take a shot in the dark and just pick at random an album of their back repertoire. Boy I am glad I did. What ... (read more)

Report this review (#1371816) | Posted by Progrussia | Sunday, February 22, 2015 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Progressive Psychedelic Folk Mainly from this work, Motorpsycho musical swerved in his career, risky and ambitious. Welcome and smart on my part. Obviously for many of his fans was musical heresy. Acoustic, melodic, structured, with a good dose of rock and electric guitars. With good participa ... (read more)

Report this review (#984711) | Posted by sinslice | Sunday, June 23, 2013 | Review Permanlink

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