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3.52 | 69 ratings | 3 reviews | 22% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1978

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Dawn in the City (7:10)
2. Lady of the Summer Night (4:32)
3. Rush Hour (4:39)
4. Return of the Outcast (4:25)
5. Start (2:25)
6. Gammapolis (4:03)
7. The Man Without a Face (2:02)
8. Silver Rain (5:16)
9. Gammapolis 2 (7:21)

Total Time 41:53

Line-up / Musicians

- János Kóbor / lead vocals
- György Molnár / electric & 12-string acoustic guitars, guitar synth
- László Benkő / piano, organ, symths, Mellotron
- Tamás Mihály / bass, acoustic guitar
- Ferenc Debreceni / drums, vibes, percussion

Releases information

English language version of the Hungarian album "Gammapolisz"

LP Bacillus Records ‎- BAC 2061 (1978, Germany)

CD Bacillus Records ‎- 288.09.007 ( ? , Germany)

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OMEGA Gammapolis ratings distribution

(69 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(22%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(35%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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2 stars This will be a short review. Many Omega fans consider this album as their best. The songs are melodic and very accessible, most of them sound pretty poppy. I would probably give it 4 stars as to a pop album, but as a prog one, it gets only 2 stars. Most of the tracks are just pop rock numbers wi ... (read more)

Report this review (#133368) | Posted by Peto | Thursday, August 16, 2007 | Review Permanlink

3 stars This album started the new era in their work. In fact, many great bands of the 70s like Yes, Jethro Tull, Rick Wakeman began to play prog mainstream and pomp. In a majority, it was happened at the beginning of the 80s. "Gammapolis" is one of these albums. It contains from light musical structures ... (read more)

Report this review (#90855) | Posted by | Thursday, September 21, 2006 | Review Permanlink

4 stars This Omega release is perhaps the last greatest contribution they made to the prog world. This reviewer recommends th Bellaphon English version as the lyrics are expertly translated from Hungarian to English with the assistance of a professional translator. The songs maintain their essence as ... (read more)

Report this review (#24391) | Posted by Vibrationbaby | Sunday, September 12, 2004 | Review Permanlink

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