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2.98 | 21 ratings | 2 reviews | 19% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1996

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Ouverture (1:56)
2. Silent Garden (5:25)
3. Castles of Reality (7:04)
4. Break the Chain (6:46)
5. Tower of Babel (4:02)
6. The Ocean (4:45)
7. Tomorrow (3:53)
8. Sight by Sight (4:59)
9. Returning to the Garden (5:49)

Total time 44:39

Line-up / Musicians

- János Kóbor / vocals
- György Molnár / guitar
- Támas Szekeres /guitar
- Gábor Presser / keyboards
- László Benkő / keyboards
- Tamás Mihály / bass
- Ferenc Debreceni / drums, percussion

- Edwin Balogh / vocals
- Tisza Bea / backing vocals (9)

Releases information

English versions of tracks from "Trance and Dance" except track # 5 from "Omega XIII"

Artwork: György Viszt

CD Hungaroton ‎- HICD 085-54002 (1996, Europe)

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OMEGA Transcendent ratings distribution

(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(19%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(29%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (5%)
Poor. Only for completionists (10%)

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Review by NotAProghead
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Errors & Omissions Team
2 stars It is not a bad album, but warning - lead vocals are sung by Edwin Balogh. He's not a bad singer and he sings English without accent, but there is nothing special in his voice. The album sounds like Omega meets Bon Jovi, so I prefer Hungarian version (called "Trance And Dance") with distinctive voice of János Kóbor. I have no idea whether English lyrics correspond to original Hungarian texts. The song "Tower of Babel" is the English version of the hit "Babylon" from the album "Omega 13".

I can recommend "Transcendent" album to Omega fans only. If you unfamiliar with the band, better start with any of Omega classic albums, "Omega 2" - "Omega 9". Compilations like ''Titanium'', "Dream" or double live CD "Nepstadion 1999" are also good starting points.

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4 stars The Balogh voice is indeed very different from that of Janos Kobor. The album is a compilation of most tracks on "TranceandDance" (1995) but the lyrics have almost no resemblance to the original Hungarian words. In fact, if I am to translate literally the titles of the original songs, here is ... (read more)

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