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3.82 | 16 ratings | 2 reviews | 7% 5 stars

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Live, released in 1980

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Borgward (8:22)
2. Almrausch (6:09)
3. Peterchens Reise (7:02)
4. Vollgas Ahoi (8:10)
5. Yaqui Yagua (8:05)
6. Silky Way (4:47)

Total Time: 42:35

Line-up / Musicians

- Ingo Bischof / keyboards
- Udo Dahmen / drums
- Helmut Hattler / bass
- Peter Wolbrandt / guitar, vocals

Releases information

LP Harvest 45931 (1980) / CD Fünfundvierzig 107 (2000)

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KRAAN Tournee ratings distribution

(16 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(7%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(60%)
Good, but non-essential (7%)
Collectors/fans only (20%)
Poor. Only for completionists (7%)

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Review by loserboy
4 stars Before the golden era for KRAAN ended, they managed to release with producer Conny Plank one last excellent live recording "Tournee". This album was made up of clips from four different performances circa 1979. Stylistically, 'Tournee' is very similar to "Wierderhoren" (in fact 3 songs are lifted from that studio album!) with their unmistakeable cheerful, upbeat jazzy-rock drenched music. KRAAN's line up included Udo Dahmen (drums), Light Courage Hattler (bass), Peter Wolbrandt (guitar, vocals) and Ingo Bishop (keyboards).

KRAAN were an amazing band and really did not sound like anyone else at the time and always exuded strong, high energy rhythmically explosive music. With all the complexity in their music they never lost that certain sense of dreamy melancholy in their sound either which carries a strong ensuring quality for me. Definitely less cosmic-like than KRAAN live but definitely the same band in full action captured here. I suspect fans of GROBSCHNITT will adore this band.

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4 stars Kraan play their own brand of mostly instrumental rather optimistically sounding jazzy rock, dominated by Hellmut Hattler's relentless basslines (I think in the seventies and eighties he was voted best German bassist ten years in a row or so) and the general virtuosity of the band members. It is ... (read more)

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