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GLIMPSES FROM THE STORY OF MR. BOGD

Ritual

Crossover Prog


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4.02 | 15 ratings | 2 reviews | 13% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Chichikov Bogd (4:23)
2. Mr. Tilly and His Gang (3:07)
3. The Three Heads of the Well (3:55)
4. The Mice (9:09)

Total Time 20:34

Line-up / Musicians

- Patrik Lundström / vocals, guitar
- Jon Gamble / keyboards, harmonium, harmonica, vocals
- Fredrik Lindqvist / bass, bouzouki, mandolin, flutes
- Johan Nordgren / drums & percussion

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RITUAL Glimpses from The Story of Mr. Bogd ratings distribution


4.02
(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(13%)
13%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(80%)
80%
Good, but non-essential (7%)
7%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

RITUAL Glimpses from The Story of Mr. Bogd reviews


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Review by obiter
PROG REVIEWER
4 stars "Glimpses from the Story of Mr Bogd" really? You better produce with a title like that. Fear not, we have a little shiny gem here. Let's clear away the mud and see what we've got. Chichikov kicks off with a pleasing acoustic folk intro before driving off with foot tapping head nodding rhythm. If my knees weren't shot I'd be bopping. Tilly comes into view with a pleasingly stuttering waltz - he leads into the Hall of Mirrors at the Fairground. The three heads arrive with vocals and acoustic with an eastern vibe. The mice (9 min): apparently nobody cares. Well, we have forest paths spear wielding maidens, paths to hell ... and luckily a god wakes to help the humble mice (both mice and forest are saved - woohoo) Hmm. We have all the musical chops and changes, we are familiar with in prog and it ends with a cliched return to the acoustic & vocal and thunder rumbling in the background. It's not bad, but it's not great. So what promised to be a diamond turned out to be a quartz. A nice quartz but not an essential part of the collection. If The Mice had nailed it this would have been a 5* contender. As it is it's still an excellent addition to any collection.

I keep playing Chichikov as a pick me up. It's great.

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4 stars The year 2020 was brilliant for prog. Bands that were thought to be lost are reappearing. Musicians are forced to have more time to work on new material. The Swedish band Ritual is back with an EP with 4 tracks after 13 years. Even better, Lundström and colleagues have two more regular albums in ... (read more)

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