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3.41 | 16 ratings | 2 reviews | 19% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Dharani (4:03)
2. A voice in blue (6:00)
3. Forest fairies (4:48)
4. Sunset (3:43)
5. Eternity (3:30)
6. Land of spirits (5:58)
7. Rerakamuy (5:16)
8. Into existence (3:39)
9. To the memory of a person (4:18)
10. Sensitive air (4:37)
11. Gleam (6:24)
12. Spiral dream (6:02)

Total Time: 58:20

Line-up / Musicians

- Miori Naritomi / vocals (2,7,12)
- Masahiro Uemura / guitars, keyboards, programming, composer, arranger
- Yan / bass
- Koro Uemura / drums, percussi

Releases information

Artwork: Masahiro Uemura with Tomoyasu Hazaki (photo)

CD Musea ‎- FGBG 4543.AR (2004, France)

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KALO Spiral Dream ratings distribution

(16 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(19%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(31%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (12%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by kev rowland
3 stars This mostly instrumental Japanese album kicks off with some dominant guitar with swirling keyboards behind - then it is straight into a guitar-led waltz through some glorious prog, with more than one eye on IQ but probably in a more rocky fashion such as Uli Jon Roth. But this doesn't last too long, and soon it is into the realm of dreams and gentleness, which then seem to last for a lot of the album. The band have decided on their musical style but it does mean that soon this album is nothing more than background. That is a shame as if there had been more music like the first number "Dhavrani" then this would have been an album to cherish. It is now available in Europe through Musea.

Originally appeared in Feedback #79, June 2004

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4 stars ***1/2 An impressive debut from this Japanese band. Their music is kind of symphonic art-rock. The music is centred on the keyboard work of main-man and composer Masahiro Uemura. He also plays electric guitar on most of the tracks and sometimes with a fiery style. The guitar is much more presen ... (read more)

Report this review (#30827) | Posted by geezer | Monday, May 16, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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