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3.99 | 147 ratings | 1 reviews | 35% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2013

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Epipelagic (1:12)
2. Mesopelagic: Into The Uncanny (5:56)
3. Bathyalpelagic I: Impasses (4:24)
4. Bathyalpelagic II: The Wish In Dreams (3:18)
5. Bathyalpelagic III: Disequillibrated (4:27)
6. Abyssopelagic I: Boundless Vasts (3:27)
7. Abyssopelagic II: Signals Of Anxiety (5:05)
8. Hadopelagic I: Omen Of The Deep (1:07)
9. Hadopelagic II: Let Them Believe (9:17)
10. Demersal: Cognitive Dissonance (9:05)
11. Benthic: The Origin Of Our Wishes (5:55)

Total time 53:13

Line-up / Musicians

- Loc Rossetti / vocals
- Robin Staps / guitar, samples, composer, arranger & co-producer
- Vincent Membrez / keyboards
- Louis Jucker / bass
- Chris Breuer / bass
- Luc Hess / drums

- Tomas Hallbom / vocals (5,10)
- Mitch Hertz / guitar solo (5)
- Regula Schwab / violin
- Isabelle Gottraux viola
- Catherine Vay/ cello
- Philippe Glandien / string & piano score and arrangement

Releases information

Artwork: Martin Kvamme

CD Metal Blade Records ‎- 3984-15420-2 (2013, Germany)
2xCD Metal Blade Records ‎- 3984-15190-2 (2013, Germany) Bonus CD with full instrumental version

2xLP Pelagic Records ‎- PEL 030-1 (2013, Germany) New cover art

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THE OCEAN Pelagial ratings distribution

(147 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(35%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (24%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
Poor. Only for completionists (1%)

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5 stars After The Ocean released their experimental metal masterpiece "Precambrian", bandleader & guitarist Robin Staps finally settled on a consistent lineup for the group, notably deciding on Loic Rosetti for vocals and changing the collective into a standard metal band. Along with this shift in ba ... (read more)

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