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3.49 | 19 ratings | 2 reviews | 26% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2021

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Love Among the Ruins (6:24)
2. King of the Sunset (6:37)
3. Your Heart Will Find the Way (5:20)
4. Holding the Heavens (7:54)
5. Beachcombers (3:31)
6. Warm Summer Sun (4:34)
7. Today (6:59)
8. Hymn to Darkness (2:59)
9. She'll Be Riding Horses (4:35)
10. Late Summer (2:24)
11. Remembrance (11:44)
12. Epilogue (0:36)

Total Time 63:37

Bonus DVD:
1. Roger Dean live painting sessions
2. Love Among the Ruins *
3. Your Heart Will Find the Way *
4. Today *

* promotional lyric videos

Line-up / Musicians

- Geoffrey Downes / keyboards, piano, programming, Vocoder
- Chris Braide / vocals, keyboards, piano, programming, guitar

- Ash Soen / drums
- Andy Hodge / bass
- Dave Bainbridge / guitars
- David Longdon / vocals (2,4)
- Marc Almond / vocals (6)
- Barney Ashton Bullock / narration

Releases information

Cover: Roger Dean
Label: DBA Records
Format: Vinyl (Ltd White Vinyl), CD/DVD, Digital
February 5, 2021 (Digital), February 12, 2021 (CD/DVD), April 2, 2021 (Vinyl)

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GEOFFREY DOWNES DBA IV: Halcyon Hymns ratings distribution

(19 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(26%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(42%)
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3 stars 'Six Degrees of Separation' is the concept that on average, all people are six or fewer social connections away from each other. This album is a perfect demonstration of that fact, providing a direct link between the co-writers of one of the greatest prog tracks of all time, Jon Anderson & Steve ... (read more)

Report this review (#2532670) | Posted by bartymj | Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Wow! This is the most Yes-sounding album of all Downes Bride Association, surely the involvement of Mr Downes in the recording of the new album has something to do with it!. Now, Halcyon dreams is very uplifting, with more space for instrumental breaks than in their previous efforts and very progres ... (read more)

Report this review (#2502523) | Posted by Soul2Create | Friday, February 5, 2021 | Review Permanlink

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