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3.12 | 5 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1978

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Martin (unreleased on album) (3:07)
2. Branle de la haie (2:08)
3. Le mariage anglais (4:07)
4. Landry (4:07)
5. Couché tard, levé matin (3:01)
6. Bourrée (2:17)
7. J'ai vu le loup, le renard et la beletten (2:28)
8. Dame lombarde (3:10)
9. Les tristes noces (7:45)
10. Bacchu ber (1:59)
11. Marions les roses (3:30)

Total Time: 37:39

Line-up / Musicians

- Gabriel Yacoub / guitar, vocals
- Hughes DeCourson / bass, guitar, vocals
- Nic Kinsey / producer
- Laurent Vercambe / violin, keyboards, vocals
- Marie Yacoub / dulcimer, vocals
- Oliver Zdrzalik / bass, keyboards, vocals

Releases information

LP Gamma GS-250 / GCA-250 [K7] / CD Hexagone 193.732

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MALICORNE Quintessence ratings distribution

(5 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(40%)
Good, but non-essential (40%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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Review by Sean Trane
3 stars As most albums of Malicorne are fairly similar , none of them appear as their peak, so I cannot give you a good introduction of the band other than this compilation of their first four album. I must say that their early four albums are best representative of their style and gives those album a sort of accuracy of rendering that folklore. However this is only a sort of compilation in the same spirit of Almanach , some tracks coming from albums previous and other not to be seen anywhere but here.

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3 stars For those who want an introduction to the early works of MALICORNE, this compliation will be a good choice. Each of the four previously released albums is represented by two or three songs, and even those who are already familiar with "Malicorne 1 / 2", "Almanach" etc. might be interested in " ... (read more)

Report this review (#37700) | Posted by annika | Sunday, June 26, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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