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4.11 | 38 ratings | 2 reviews | 32% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2010

Songs / Tracks Listing

Disc 1 (44:18)
1. We Share the Same Breath (5:22)
2. Leaving the Harbour (4:31)
3. In Memory of Richard Wright (8:41)
4. Streams (2:08)
5. The Roots Are Decaying (7:13)
6. Utopia (4:20)
7. The Roots Are Decaying Pt. 2 (4:14)
8. Playground Memories (7:49)

Disc 2 (37:05)
9. She Had Set Out to Find the Sun (8:42)
10. Surrounded by Ghosts (3:52)
11. Children of E.L.B. Pts. 1 & 2 (7:39)
12. Glaciers (2:10)
13. Northern Patriarch (3:33)
14. 0805 (5:19)
15. We Share the Same Breath Pt. 2 (5:50)

Total Time 81:23

Line-up / Musicians

- Erlend Viken / vocals, keyboards, composer & arranger, co-producer
- ěrjan Lunde / guitars, backing vocals
- Rune Leraand / bass, backing vocals
- Sverre Leraand / drums

- Hans Magnus Ryan / guitar (6,8,11), co-producer
- Lars Magnus Steinum / violin (10)
- Elling Sn°fugl / cello (1)
- Audun Berg Selfjord / cello (4)

Releases information

Artwork: Lasse Hoile

2CD How Is Annie Records ‎- HIA033 (2010, Norway)

2LP How Is Annie Records ‎- HIA033 (2010, Norway)

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SOUP Children of E.L.B. ratings distribution

(38 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(32%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(42%)
Good, but non-essential (18%)
Collectors/fans only (5%)
Poor. Only for completionists (3%)

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Review by Chris S
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
4 stars My review disappeared into the ether on this album. Sadly I cannot fathom why it was there a few weeks back and has now vanished. It is an extraordinary piece of work. The tribute to Richard Wright is one of the highlights with bombastic instrumentals, Floydian vocals and dreamy harmonies. That is just a taste to Children of E.L.B. This Norwegian band is a class act and I would encourage as many people as possible to seek them out. This is a double album so you are guaranteed about 80 minutes of awesome music. A solid four stars and it makes finding their debut release all the more important.

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5 stars I must say that I am surprised that this album has had just 25 ratings (one review by PA Collaborator and just 24 ratings). The album was released in 2010 although I didn't discover it until the following year but since then it has remained one of my most listened to albums and is currently numb ... (read more)

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