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3.84 | 24 ratings | 3 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2015

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Along the Great Wall (5:36)
2. Conte De Saxs (3:23)
3. Tibetan Monument (5:14)
4. Circonvolutions (7:51)
5. L'imagerie fantastique (live 1978 *) (11:00)
6. Namire (2:37)
7. Wedding Day (3:40)
8. Jardin de verre (live 1978 *) (10:27)

Total Time 49:48

Line-up / Musicians

- Gilbert Abbenanti / guitar, EBow
- Gérald Macia / acoustic & electric guitars, violin
- Christian Trucchi / keyboards, piano, lead vocals, producer
- Georges Ferrero / bass, vocals, guitar
- Alain Faraut / drums & percussion

- Claude-Marius David / tenor & soprano saxophones, flute & percussion (5,8)
- David Amar / soprano saxophone & flute (2,4,7)
- Manu Di Costanzo / alto & tenor saxophones, clarinet & flute (1-4)
- Mélodie Trucchi / vocals (1,3,7), snare drum (7)

Releases information

Artwork: Alain Faraut

CD Musea ‎- FGBG 4960 (2015, France) Live * tracks from 1978 remastered/overdubbed in 2015

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CARPE DIEM Circonvolutions ratings distribution

(24 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(75%)
Good, but non-essential (21%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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4 stars The final album from this now-prior run of The List! Very exciting for me. Now, I have ~30 more bands/albums to listen to this current time around: ~430 artists. Wish me luck. As a note after listening: Such a thrill to finish this run with this album. Cheers! The album released after their r ... (read more)

Report this review (#2676601) | Posted by DangHeck | Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | Review Permanlink

4 stars I was taken aback when I noticed on the PA homepage that Carpe Diem released its third album after nearly a forty-year hiatus. I remember a conversation from a few years ago with the friend who introduced me to this excellent band and I recall lamenting how Carpe Diem released only two albums. The ... (read more)

Report this review (#1485574) | Posted by Replayer | Friday, November 13, 2015 | Review Permanlink

4 stars A legend is back! Remember: the famous Crypto label, created by Jean-Claude Pognant, contributed in discovering French bands as essential as Ange by the mid seventies. Among those was Carpe Diem. Led by Claude-Marius David (saxophone & flute), this band from Nice gave birth to two splendid albums: ... (read more)

Report this review (#1485355) | Posted by Thierry | Thursday, November 12, 2015 | Review Permanlink

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