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4.00 | 15 ratings | 2 reviews | 13% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1980

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Ancien automate mexicain (1:53)
2. Écorcherie romantique pour coeur fêlé (1:41)
3. Enchevêtrement désordonné (3:17)
4. Alia lasse (2:21)
5. La vieille montre (1:41)
6. Tout debout (1:15)
7. Printemps au jardin potager vu d'en-haut (1:04)
8. Triste prose et vieux billards (0:57)
9. Garden Party (1:59)
10. Chanson triste pour faire danser les petites filles (2:08)
11. Nu au bain (0:56)
12. Sérénades italiennes (0:56)
13. Trou de blé (0:46)
14. Vieille chanson irlandaise (1:55)
15. Memoire d'un chien (1:10)
16. Un véritable monstre à musique (3:05)
17. Printemps au jardin potager vu d'en-bas (1:03)
18. Deux pièces élémentaires pour piano et un prélude (2:19)
19. Le fils du grand compositeur (2:11)

Total Time: 32:37

Line-up / Musicians

- Hector Zazou / synths, electric piano, bass, vocals, violin
- Joseph Racaille / piano, vocals, electric piano, violin
- Patrick Portella / clarinet, bass clarinet
- André Jaume / saxophone
- David Rueff / violin, flute
- Fernand d'Arlès / drums, percussion
- Gilly Bell / synths, violin

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ZNR Traité de mécanique populaire ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(13%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (40%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
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5 stars Popular? No. Mechanical? No. A treat? Definitely Yes Google says the title of this fine record means 'treaty of popular mechanics'. I prefer to believe it means 'popular mechanical treats'. ZNR's second album is collection of perfect tiny mechanisms, more recognisably chamber music than their ... (read more)

Report this review (#1844538) | Posted by animal_laminate_2 | Friday, December 22, 2017 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Very few people know about this band whose music is a blend of classical, chamber music with jazz and (sometimes) rock ZNR was founded in the mid seventies by Hector Zazou, who was soon rejoined by Joseph Racaille. They could be qualified as the core of the band, as they played the most im ... (read more)

Report this review (#288404) | Posted by Tsevir Leirbag | Saturday, June 26, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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