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4.19 | 44 ratings | 2 reviews | 45% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Sound of Magic (6:52)
2. Acting Like a Death (5:48)
3. City of Swallowed Bells (8:47)
4. Melody Man (17:34)
5. Mandorius (6:00)
6. New Life (1:28)
7. Rebird (10:21)

Total time 56:54

Line-up / Musicians

- Bartosz Florczak / guitar
- Michal Szmidt / guitar
- Radoslaw Malinowski / drums
- Tomasz Pawlikowski / bass
- Pawel Marciniak / keyboards, guitars
- Michal Marciniak / keyboards, guitars
- Szymon Żmudzinski / trumpet

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TALE OF DIFFUSION Adventures Of Mandorius (The Bird) ratings distribution

(44 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(45%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(34%)
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Review by Warthur
4 stars Aside from The Lens, I don't think many people have explored the possibilities of all- instrumental neo-prog, which is why I find this delightful collection by Tale of Diffusion so enchanting. Evoking a diverse range of atmospheres from the whimsical to the spooky, the album features fine production and excellent performances, the compositions throw in a few nods to prog greats of the past but for the most part have a very individual sound. The contributions of guest keyboardists Pawel and Michal Marciniak and trumpeter Szymon Żmudzinski adds a sort of late-era Talk Talk texture to proceedings which is especially interesting. On the whole, a tale worth listening to.

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5 stars I like how the review box provided by PROGARCHIVES states at the top, "Write your personal Tale Of Diffusion...", and so I shall, so I shall. I have been an avid follow of Polish prog (in all it's manifestations) for the past few years; with such notables as Riverside, Believe, and SBB. This deb ... (read more)

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