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3.92 | 29 ratings | 1 reviews | 21% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1999

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Then There Were None (4:21)
2. The Demon King (4:18)
3. Elegy For Piano (3:17)
4. Sundialer (4:57)
5. Jessica's Song (4:15)
6. Spring (6:52)
7. Song For Europe (4:20)
8. Tears Of The Sun (9:29)
9. Sanctus (6:19)
10. Evensong (Sax Arrangement) (4:28)
11. Gigue (6:55)
12. In The Region Of The Summer Stars (8:51)
i) The Flood
ii) Under The Summer Stars
iii) Adieu
13. Land Of The Glory (4:36)

Total Time: 72:58

Line-up / Musicians

This album was released to coincide with the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Enid with tracks spanning the whole of the band's recording career from "In The Region Of Summer Stars" to a specially composed new piece of music, the title track "Tears Of The Sun". It remains a perfect introduction to the music of this eclectic band and founder member and composer Robert John Godfrey.

Releases information

Cd. HTD Records HTD 89

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THE ENID Tears Of The Sun ratings distribution

(29 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(21%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(59%)
Good, but non-essential (10%)
Collectors/fans only (10%)
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4 stars The rating doesn't tell the whole story on this disc, so here goes.... It is an excellent introduction to this band, and if you can find it in a record store, as I did, I would suggest the uninitiated snag it. Most of this CD comes from what I consider to be The Enid's classic phase, from thei ... (read more)

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