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3.90 | 332 ratings | 4 reviews | 28% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Studio Album, released in 2012

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. First Distraction (3:03)
2. Lightblue and Green (12:02)
3. Our Silent Ballroom Band (22:11)
4. Vittjar (3:49)
5. Treasure-House (7:35)
6. A Universe of Tinyness (7:25)
7. The Crowned Hillsides (10:34)
8. Second Distraction (2:20)

Total Time 68:59

Line-up / Musicians

- Aleena Gibson / lead & backing vocals
- Patrik Lundström / lead vocals
- Per Nilsson / electric & acoustic guitars
- Hans Lundin / acoustic & electric keyboards, vocals, producer
- Jonas Reingold / fretted & fretless basses
- Morgan Ågren / drums

- Fredrik Lindqvist / recorders & whistles (1-3,7)
- Elin Rubinsztein / violin (2,4,6,7)

Releases information

Artwork: Hans Lundin

CD Inside Out Music ‎- IOMLTDCD 360 (2012, Europe)

2LP + CD Inside Out Music ‎- IOMLP 360 (2012, Europe) Full album on both media

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KAIPA Vittjar ratings distribution

(332 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(28%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(41%)
Good, but non-essential (22%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

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5 stars The Swedish folk/progressive rock has been with us since 1975. Actually Kaipa is a band with a pretty eclectic pallet and is hard to pin down to one category, although their progressive-ness is undeniable, there is also something very retro about Kaipa and their new album "Vittjar", it certain ... (read more)

Report this review (#1060415) | Posted by FemmeMetalWebzine | Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Review Permanlink

2 stars I was surprised only two persons had written revires of this album when so many had listened to it. Vittjar is their eleventh studio record and was released last year 2012. It contained a lot to like but unfortunately a lot to dislike too. With a nice cover and the definition symphonic I should ... (read more)

Report this review (#978530) | Posted by DrömmarenAdrian | Saturday, June 15, 2013 | Review Permanlink

5 stars This is an immensely good album. I only really got switched on to Kaipa when I heard their previous album 'In the Wake of Evolution'. I thought ITWOE was a great album and 'Vittjar' continues where ITWOE left off. Vittjar is slightly heavier and more raucous than ITWOE, but it all works so beautifu ... (read more)

Report this review (#818175) | Posted by Richens | Monday, September 10, 2012 | Review Permanlink

5 stars Absolute superb album And Kaipa this oldest prog swedish band...monsters of symphonic prog...did it again. A Monster album.. So solid,so well arranged,composed... beautiful songs and interpretations. With a little heavier sound ..with important guitar action ...this album is as good ... (read more)

Report this review (#811766) | Posted by robbob | Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | Review Permanlink

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