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3.84 | 28 ratings | 3 reviews | 18% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1980

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Allein (T. Kurzhals) (3:44)
2. Hinwendung (T. Kurzhals - K. Demmler) (13:29)
3. Romanze (T. Kurzhals - K. Demmler) (8:37)
4. Innenwelt (T. Kurzhals - K. Demmler) (6:50)
5. Menschenzeit (T. Kurzhals - K. Demmler) (6:14)

Total Time: 38:54

Line-up / Musicians

- Martin Schreier / leader
- Thomas Kurzhals / keyboards
- Reinhard Fi▀ler / lead vocals
- Lothar Kramer / keyboards
- Peter Rasym / bass
- Michael Behm / drums

Releases information

LP Amiga 855 811 (1980)

CD Deutsche Schallplaten GmbH Berlin DSB 3224-2 (1993), remastered

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(28 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(18%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(54%)
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4 stars The band Stern Combo Meissen has, with this release, shortened their name to Stern Meissen. A good thing, too, as combos were a moniker of dance bands in the 1960's. "Reise Zum Mittelpunkt Des Menschen" (translation: "Journey to the Center of Man") is a concept album that tells the story of explorin ... (read more)

Report this review (#2269257) | Posted by wiz_d_kidd | Sunday, October 13, 2019 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Apparently Stern (Combo) Meissen were on stage in the mid- to end-seventies an absolute legend in the GDR but had to struggle with censorship, so their published regular albums mostly didn't do them much justice, and after the "Reise" they turned their backs on prog and morphed into an at times h ... (read more)

Report this review (#1786517) | Posted by Lewian | Sunday, September 24, 2017 | Review Permanlink

4 stars "Reise Zum Mittelpunkt Des Menschen" is one of the two SCM's concept albums (the other one is "Weisses Gold"). The music on both albums has a countinuous flow supported by leitmotivs. The longest track "Hinwendung" shows a lot of ELP instrumental bombast but in a more original manner than TRIU ... (read more)

Report this review (#29068) | Posted by terramystic | Tuesday, February 1, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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