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3.09 | 14 ratings | 1 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1978

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Galaxy My Dear (11:47)
2. Audio Emotion (4:25)
3. Paradox-Streams (4:42)
4. Gang (6:27)
5. Goodbye My Little Star (17:59)
6 O.R. Tens (3:00)

Line-up / Musicians

- Baffo Banfi / All electronics and effects

Releases information

Vinyl Magic 2005 CD reissue

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BAFFO BANFI Galaxy My Dear ratings distribution

(14 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(43%)
Good, but non-essential (36%)
Collectors/fans only (21%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by Dobermensch
3 stars Another one of those guys who sounds nothing like the band he just exited. Baffo Banfi - one time member of 'Biglietto per l'Inferno' released this album in 1978.

'Galaxy my Dear' sounds incredibly like a cross between Edgar Froese and Klaus Schulze circa 1975 which isn't a bad thing at all. Full of old school Berlin electronics from the outset, this will please Tangerine Dream and Schulze fans via 74-77. There's very little wrong with 'Galaxy My Dear' other than the fact that it sports the most dreadful artwork (what the hell's going on with those dungarees?) That and the fact that it sounds like downright plagiarism.

Admittedly the album was made with acknowledgment to Klaus Schulze who he considered his one major influence on the creation of this recording. Fair enough...

Anyway, this is a damn sight better than the other Schulze copycat 'Edelbert von Deyen' from the same era who's artwork was excellent but who's music was utter pants.

There are one or two ropey, rather cheesy moments involving the choice of keyboard sound along with an attempt to duplicate almost outright, Edgar Froese's 'Aqua' side 2, which sends things back to 1973. A bit directionless, certainly nothing ground-breaking, but overall not bad. Recommended to you hardcore Berlin electronics folk out there.

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