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3.26 | 7 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1980

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Savværket (5:41)
2. Pigerne fra Himmelbjerget (3:34)
3. Pulp (4:23)
4. Heavy Winter (5:44)
5. En saftig brosten (5:03)
6. Orientexpressen (5:40)
7. Love and Madness (3:50)
8. Amoc (4:34)

Total Time 38:29

Line-up / Musicians

- Jakob Mygind / saxophone
- Viggo Steincke Bertelsen / guitars
- Klaus Thrane / drums
- Leif Christensen / bass

- Michael Bundgård / organ
- Palle Rosenkrantz / percussion
- Søren Møller Nielsen / saw

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COMA Amoc ratings distribution

(7 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(14%)
Good, but non-essential (71%)
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Review by Atavachron
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3 stars Unusually good progressive jazzrock experiment gone terribly right, Denmark ensemble Coma's Amoc kicks some ass and made this grizzled veteran smile more than once, showing a band quite well versed in their understanding of rock and how it can interlope with almost any other form of music, even the unwilling ones. A creepy whistle intros 'Savværket', Jakob Mygind's sax leads a shaky mix as the band finds a pace, Viggo Steincke Bertelsen's fiery guitar pulling out a groovy vamp and some serious riffage that heats up nicely merging into 'Pigerne fra Himmelbjerget', funky 'Pulp', and cerebral 'Heavy Winter'.

'En saftig brosten' was (even in 1980) retro space-age fusion; 'Orientexpressen' tastily bobs & weaves and kicks out the rhythm; 'Love and Madness' is romantic pap; But the title cut is a prog/fusion honker reminding of John McLaughlin's dirtier days. Not entirely realized or completely finished, Amoc had more potential than it yielded but, even without the bells and whistles and pyrotechnics of an Al DiMeola, is still a rousing set of quality Hard JR/F.

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4 stars This record really surprised me. It has hints of RIO, 80's jazz, French prog and harder Crimson-esque rock. Normally, when I come across rare/obscure records that don't have a clear point of view...they are disappointing and poorly recorded. Amoc has broken the cycle! Recording Quality: I pu ... (read more)

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