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Omega Omega 5 [Aka: Szvit] album cover
3.16 | 47 ratings | 2 reviews | 28% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Studio Album, released in 1973

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Hazug lány ) (3:08)
2. A madár (3:36)
3. Én elmegyek (4:21)
4. A jövendômondó (3:27)
5. Járt itt egy bolond ember (3:40)
6. Búcsúztató (4:57)
- Szvit (20:30):
7. Ébredés (5:39)
8. A malomban (3:48)
9. Hazafelé (5:28)
10. A hetedik napon (2:09)
11. Délutáni szerelem (1:21)
12. Van aki nyugtalan (2:18)

Total Time: 43:52

Line-up / Musicians

- János Kóbor / lead vocals
- György Molnár / guitar
- László Benkő / organ, piano, Moog
- Tamás Mihály / bass, piano
- Ferenc Debreceni / drums, congas

Releases information

Artwork: Kolma Imre

LP Pepita ‎- SLPX 17457 (1973, Hungary)

CD Hungaroton ‎- HCD 37628 (1992, Hungary)
CD Mega ‎- MCDA 87614 (1999, Hungary) Remastered (?) with new cover art and retitled "Szvit"

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OMEGA Omega 5 [Aka: Szvit] ratings distribution

(47 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(28%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(30%)
Good, but non-essential (23%)
Collectors/fans only (19%)
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OMEGA Omega 5 [Aka: Szvit] reviews

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Review by Seyo
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2 stars This is the fifth Hungarian album of OMEGA and it is a weak one. It shows a clear decline in inspiration, creativeness and ideas, if not in performance, which is still up to standards. OMEGA is here caught within the net of less than average hard rock patterns, and they cannot escape... "En elmegyek" is almost the best song on the album, a nice slow tempo ballad, but the rest of "Omega 5" suffers utterly. It is monotonous and dull hard rock performed in the vein of notable British (DEEP PURPLE, URIAH HEEP) or German acts (JANE, FRUMPY), with songs similar to each other and to previous albums. There is no progress or enough energy. Only for fans.


P.A. RATING: 2/5

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3 stars Containing versions of work which was subsequently released in the English language, eastern European engineering technology was still not up to par with western standards in 1973 when this album was released. My first comment is about Ference Debreceni's drum sound. He might as well have been ... (read more)

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