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4.00 | 241 ratings | 3 reviews | 30% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2017

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD 1 (43:25)
1. The Tower (8:42)
2. Bartok of the Universe (6:07)
3. A.S.F.E. (6:53)
4. Intrepid Explorer (9:50)
5. Stardust (3:34)
6. In Every Dream Home (There's a Dream of Something Else) (8:19)

CD 2 (41:20)
7. The Maypole (3:39)
8. A Pacific Sonata (15:39)
9. The Cuckoo (7:20)
10. Ship of Fools (14:42)

Total Time 84:45

Line-up / Musicians

- Bent Sæther / bass, guitars, keyboards, vocals, producer
- Hans Magnus "Snah" Ryan / guitars, vocals, keyboards
- Tomas Järmyr / drums, percussion, vocals

- Alain Johannes / vocals (3), guitar (4,7), flute (6)

Releases information

Artwork: Håkon Gullvåg

2CD Rune Grammofon ‎- MPCD 101 (2017, Norway)

2LP Rune Grammofon ‎- MPLP 301 (2017, Norway)

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MOTORPSYCHO The Tower ratings distribution

(241 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(30%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(41%)
Good, but non-essential (20%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

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3 stars In 2017 Motorpsycho released The Tower, a double-album that was to become the first instalment in their so called "Gullvåg Trilogy" of albums inspired by the art of painter Hakon Gullvåg, whose work graces the cover of The Tower as well as the subsequent two albums (2019's The Crucible and 2020's Th ... (read more)

Report this review (#2494671) | Posted by lukretio | Saturday, January 16, 2021 | Review Permanlink

5 stars Motorpsycho released their first album of the Gullvag Trilogy in 2017 called The Tower and for me this album represents a true transformation of the band and it is the beginning of the true prog renaissance for the band. This album delivers fantastic music and it was an album where they went 100 ... (read more)

Report this review (#2481997) | Posted by prog_traveller!! | Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Review Permanlink

5 stars When drummer Kenneth Kapstad jumped ship in May 2016, after a brilliant nine year tenure, which revitalized the duo of Bent Sæther and Hans Magnus 'Snah' Ryan, there were doubts as to whom would be able to replace him in the drumstool. After spending the remains of '16 writing and performing mus ... (read more)

Report this review (#1937653) | Posted by chelloveck | Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Review Permanlink

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