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2.82 | 10 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1989

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Project Earth (5:48)
2. The Other Side (4:44)
3. Activation (4:54)
4. Channel (7:36)
5. Lift Off (4:48)
6. Miles To Go (5:00)
7. Home Again (4:58)
8. Ascension (5:02)

Total Time: 42:50

Line-up / Musicians

- Ernie Watts / saxophone
- George Puleo / guitar
- Tom Reinhardt / bass
- Ted Reinhardt / drums
- Bruce Brucato / rhythm guitar

Releases information

Amherst Records CD-AMH 93320

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GAMALON Project: Activation Earth ratings distribution

(10 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (44%)
Collectors/fans only (22%)
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Review by Evolver
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2 stars As good as saxophonist Ernie Watts may be, he really drags Gamalon down on this one. Where their other albums showcase tight musicianship and good arrangements, here they become just a backing band on what could be any old David Sanborn adult contemporary fusion album.

The great guitar solos of the other Gamalon albums are hard to find on this disc. Only Lift Off has any real spark, and that is before it settles into one of Watts' competent but bland sax solos. The rest of the album is completely forgattable, best only for background noise where you don't want the music to interfere with any conversation.

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4 stars It is always a surprise on sporadic listens of Project: Activation Earth just how good a record it is. This tremendous group of Buffalonian instrumentalists rips its way through an exciting and super-tight string of self-composed wonders. Gamalon first released it as an LP, but the CD is espe ... (read more)

Report this review (#95195) | Posted by vingaton | Friday, October 20, 2006 | Review Permanlink

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