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ELISABETH

Griot

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3.95 | 13 ratings | 3 reviews | 23% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2020

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. A Weak Foundation (Chapter I Pt.I) (6:52)
2. Lights Out (Chapter I Pt.II) (5:00)
3. Atonement (Chapter II Pt.I) (7:48)
4. Retrospection (Chapter II Pt.II) (4:17)
5. Intertwined (Chapter III Pt.I) (6:14)
6. Unearthing the Past (Chapter III Pt.II) (6:32)
7. Parted Ways (Chapter IV Pt.I) (4:27)
8. Making Amends (Chapter IV Pt.II) (8:00)
9. The Leap (Chapter V Pt.I) (9:13)
10. Introspection (Chapter V Pt.II) (4:14)

Total Time 62:37

Line-up / Musicians

- João Pascoal / bass guitar, electric guitar, programming
- Sérgio Ferreira / drums, percussion, programming

- Maria Branco / vocals (1-9)
- João Rodrigues / vocals (2,3,5,8,10)
- Mariana Moreira / backing vocals (4)
- Matilde Esperança / violin (1,3,6,9,10)
- Pedro Marques / violin (9)
- Luzia Lapo / violin (1,3,6,9,10)
- Isaac Santos / violoncello (1,3,6,9,10)
- Paulo Bernardino / clarinet (3,5,6)
- Arnaud António / alto Saxophone (6,9)
- André Loureiro / flute (1,9)
- João Baião / acoustic guitar (1,2,3,6,8,9)
- Gonçalo Crespo / electric guitar (1-9)
- Bruno Lousada / electric guitar (1-7,9)
- Pedro Joaninho / electric guitar (5)
- Vikram Shankar / keyboards (2,3,9,10)
- Mario Yetatore / keyboards (1,3,4,6,8,9)
- Bosco Aguilar / keyboards (8)

Releases information

Composed by: João Pascoal (1 - 10), Sérgio Ferreira (1 - 9)

Concept by: João Pascoal, Sérgio Ferreira
Story written by: João Pascoal, Sérgio Ferreira
Artwork by: Maria Branco, Miguel Coelho
Recorded by: André Roque, João Pascoal, Daniel C. Rodrigues
Mixed/mastered by: Tiago Mesquita

Released June 2, 2020
Formats: Digital, CD, CD + Story book

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GRIOT Elisabeth ratings distribution


3.95
(13 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(23%)
23%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(46%)
46%
Good, but non-essential (23%)
23%
Collectors/fans only (8%)
8%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

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4 stars Elisabeth, the second album by the portuguese Griot, is a very interesting conceptual work, an impeccable production, where progressive and jazz styles are merged, but which give them their own space to make them recognizable. There is no musical instrument that is in excess, each one has a reas ... (read more)

Report this review (#2417682) | Posted by Hector Enrique | Monday, July 6, 2020 | Review Permanlink

4 stars The first minute and a half of this record constitutes a bold statement of intent: this record is going draw from all 4 corners of the prog world and serve up a genuinely diverse listening experience. Robert Fripp's mellotron, Keith Emerson's organ and piano, and even Misha Mansoor's extended range ... (read more)

Report this review (#2411448) | Posted by ssmarcus | Monday, June 8, 2020 | Review Permanlink

4 stars An Epic Spiritual Journey 'Elisabeth' Beats on the Oaken Doors of Greatness Everything about this album- sumptuous instrumentation, mastery of the musicians with their instruments, breadth of vision and depth of scope, interweaving of tonalities, textures, the painstaking, time-consuming, pa ... (read more)

Report this review (#2410824) | Posted by Steve Conrad | Saturday, June 6, 2020 | Review Permanlink

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