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3.94 | 16 ratings | 2 reviews | 12% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1975

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Vermillion Cellars (3:23)
2. La Gash Lagoon (8:18)
3. Sunburst (8:33)
4. Greylynn Candy (4:57)
5. Darkness (4:44)
6. Scented Gardens for the Blind (7:40)

Total time 37:35

Line-up / Musicians

- Marc Hunter / lead vocals, saxaphone, percussion
- Ray Goodwin / lead guitar, vocals
- Ivan Thompson / keyboards
- Todd Hunter / bass, vocals
- Neil Storey / drums

- "Josie" / background vocals

Releases information

Recorded at Stebbings Studio Auckland Dec '74
Engineer - Tony Moan
Produced by Rick Shadwell for Marmalade Productions
Cover design & artwork Super Graphics Ltd

Dragon thanks "Distillery" for Loan of Mellotron

LP Vertigo 6360 903 (1975, New Zealand)
LP Vertigo 6360 903 (1975, France)

CD TRC Records TRC 045 (1994, Germany)

Also released by Spanish record company Esterlla Rockera as a double CD (with the first album "Universal Radio") in 2005

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DRAGON Scented Gardens for the Blind ratings distribution

(16 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(12%)
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(69%)
Good, but non-essential (12%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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4 stars One of those albums that won't make it to your top 25 albums of all time but every time you listen to it, it brings a smile to your face. Of the six songs on the album three of them are symphonic rock and three are melodic rock with hints of progressive rock in the same vein as Manfred Mann is consi ... (read more)

Report this review (#2273145) | Posted by Andis | Friday, October 25, 2019 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Dragon's second album already shows signs of their move towards a more mainstream, poppy sound - paradoxically, it also ramps up the prog even more compared to their first album, so that the best moments on this album are the high points of Dragon music. Even in their poppier moments - "Vermillio ... (read more)

Report this review (#1406044) | Posted by sl75 | Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | Review Permanlink

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