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4.23 | 24 ratings | 2 reviews | 35% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1993

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Devil inside (4:49)
2. La Leyla (7:25)
3. Garden (5:03)
4. Noise (6:25)
5. Someone like you (8:13)
6. American dream (5:00)
7. City life (4:17)
8. Only yesterday (6:00)
9. Time (5:10)
10. Windy (4:27)
11. Agitation play (4:56)
12. Eternity rise (10:59)

Total Time: 72:44

Line-up / Musicians

- Hans-Dieter Klinkhammer / bass
- Norbert Langhorst / acoustic & electric guitars
- Winfried Langhorst / keyboards, vocals
- Herbert Natho / lead vocals
- Reinhard Schröter / drums, percussion, backing vocals

+ Die Nurnberger Symphony Orchestra string section (album 2)

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CD Sky 32 101/102

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RAMSES La Leyla / Eternity Rise ratings distribution

(24 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(35%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(48%)
Good, but non-essential (13%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (4%)

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Review by loserboy
4 stars Superbly crafted underground German symphonic prog rock band in the vein of mid period ELOY. Produced once again by Conny Plank who was responsible for so many great bands/albums (GROBSCHNITT, JANE, AGITATION FREE...). This is really a nice deal as 2 albums have been put on 1 CD and both are great: "La Leyla" (1976) and "Eternity Rise" (1978). Filled with loads of warm analog keyboards which RAMSES use to help sustain their heavy spaced out jams. Vocals are sung in english and a very well done and suited to the music (Herbert Natho). Songs are well written and performed with great instrumental dexterity. These albums have been wonderfully transfered onto CD and sound actually quite fresh & clear. I do not understand why these albums have not received more attention in the prog circles to be honest but still in my opinion this is an essential bit of Germany's Progressive Rock discography.

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5 stars Everyone has one of those special albums. La Leyla that album for me. I picked it up in a cut out bin in the early eighties. At that time the only Progressive Rock I was listening to was Rush, Styx, Kansas and Saga. Heavy keys through out. Clean melodic guitar leads that weave in and out of the ... (read more)

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