Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography




From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Sagittarian Sagittarian album cover
3.13 | 13 ratings | 1 reviews | 15% 5 stars

Write a review

from partners
Studio Album, released in 1984

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Sagittarian (3:35)
2. Rain-Carnation (5:05)
3. White Castle (3:29)
4. RÍverie (2:42)
5. Isolation (4:19)
6. Cosmo-Child (6:41)
7. Walking Alone (4:22)
8. Twilight Lament (6:20)
9. EireevÍr (2:44)

Total Time 39:17

Line-up / Musicians

- Tatsuaki Kurosawa / piano, synthesizer, Vocoder, voices
- Motohiro Hayasaka / organ, synthesizer, acoustic guitar, Vocoder, voices
- Ryoji Wada / electric guitar, synthesizer, voices
- Tatsuomi Gokita / electric guitar, Vocoder, drums, voices
- Jun'ichi Miyake / bass
- Toyohiko Honda / drums

Releases information

LP Self-released (1984)
CD Mellow Records MMP133 (1994)

Thanks to DamoXt7942 for the addition
and to projeKct for the last updates
Edit this entry

Buy SAGITTARIAN Sagittarian Music

SAGITTARIAN Sagittarian ratings distribution

(13 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(15%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(23%)
Good, but non-essential (46%)
Collectors/fans only (8%)
Poor. Only for completionists (8%)

SAGITTARIAN Sagittarian reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by b_olariu
3 stars A fine and obscure slice of symphonic prog coming from Japan from 1984. The only one album released by Sagittarian was quite a pleasent ride for me. These japanese had balls when they offer this kind of music in 1984 when with some exceptions the prog movement was in underground. This is symphonic prog with traces of neo here and there, well played but suffers in originality, little cold with tipycal plastic sound , but it was typical for that era btw. Mainly instrumental with some vocal parts sporadicaly integrated in the music, totaly unintresting to my ears the voice. The album overall is not bad, there are some very nice pieces that show potential like opening track or the best tune from the album Rain-Carnation. Good keyboard driven prog with some guitars here and there make from this album an enjoyble listning, at least for me. Nothing is groundbreaking or inovative here but ok most of the time, keeping in mind that this album was released in dark days of prog, 1984 is maybe the worst year in prog in last 45 years of prog music. I will give 3 stars for this obscure album, similar with Zaragon from denmark or The Foundation from Sweden.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of SAGITTARIAN "Sagittarian"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.