Header

GETTING THERE

Birth Control

Heavy Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Birth Control Getting There  album cover
3.19 | 18 ratings | 1 reviews | 12% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy BIRTH CONTROL Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1998

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. When the night falls
2. Garden of gold
3. Love strike
4. Simpler as it seems
5. All that I want
6. Getting there
7. The Rose
8. Hard times
9. Will someone know my name
10. After 360 degrees of the cycle

Lyrics

Search BIRTH CONTROL Getting There lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search BIRTH CONTROL Getting There tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Peter Engelhardt / guitar
- Xaver Fischer / keyboards
- Bernd Noske / lead vocals, drums, percussion
- Hannes Vesper / bass

Thanks to ProgLucky for the addition
Edit this entry

BIRTH CONTROL MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy BIRTH CONTROL Getting There Music


Jungle Life/Getting ThereJungle Life/Getting There
MADE IN GERMANY MUSI 2014
Audio CD$9.41
$15.16 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
CD bang
BIRTH CONTROL
~ USD $11.08
LP operation
BIRTH CONTROL
~ USD $12.73


More places to buy BIRTH CONTROL music online Buy BIRTH CONTROL & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for BIRTH CONTROL DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

BIRTH CONTROL Getting There ratings distribution


3.19
(18 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(12%)
12%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(35%)
35%
Good, but non-essential (35%)
35%
Collectors/fans only (18%)
18%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

BIRTH CONTROL Getting There reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by ZowieZiggy
PROG REVIEWER
3 stars No surprise with this "Birth Control" studio album. The band keeps on with his tradition of releasing good albums one after another. Very few blunders (two) in their long career (twenty nine years at the time of this release!). I guess that lots of bands would sign for such a performance.

Faithful to his genre, the band delivers another good hard to heavy rock album. Huge organ all the way through and strong guitar are the band's trade mark.

Several good hard-rock songs like the opener which is one of the best track of this work ("When The Night Falls"). A fine melody and a passionate guitar solo do punctuate this song quite remarkably. But the whole album is pleasant, if you would take under consideration that very little prog is to be listened.

Songs like "Garden Of Gold", "Love Strike" are truly heavy oriented. But these keyboards are just magical. I know that I have already made the comparison several times but the shadow of an Hensley and Lord have accompanied the band throughout their long life. Adding some specials to their simple but attractive music.

The combination keyboards and inspired guitar works pretty well again in "Simpler As It Seems". A highlight of this album, very much in the style of the opener. A few tracks are somewhat behind: "All That I Want" and its slow paced rhythm so typical of this genre. Heavy riff ŗ la Sabbath and again a superb guitar solo to rescue this song. Even when the band plays an average song, there is always one ingredient that raises the quality level. Amazing.

The instrumental title track is a contrasted one. A first part totally uninspired and a very good second one, thanks to guess what? Yes, the guitar of course. The longest song of this album "The Rose" (just over seven minutes) is a rock ballad which starts on the acoustic guitar and is all subtlety and softness (except for the vocals which are rather raw). Emotional guitar as usual.

Do you want a simple and straight forward hard-rock tune? You'll get it with "Hard Times" and its pumping organ. To be completed, I would say that the last two songs are the weakest ones. A repetitive Will Someone Know My Name and an average intrumental again (After 360 Degrees Of The Cycle).

3Getting There is a good album from this German band who would deserve a bit more of your attention. Of course their style is not fully prog, but when you listen to the great work of their guitar player (Peter Engelhardt), you can only be respectful. Well done Peter. Three stars (and a half if it would be possible).

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of BIRTH CONTROL "Getting There "

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 1.16 seconds