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3.58 | 34 ratings | 3 reviews | 21% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1997

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. To the unkown man (6:43)
2. Italian song (2:50)
3. Pulstar (5:38)
4. La petite fille de la mer (5:49)
5. Alpha (4:21)
6. I hear you now (5:06)
7. I'll find my way home (4:25)
8. State of independence (6:08)
9. Himalaya (6:53)
10. Conquest of Paradise (5:31)
11. Hymne (5:06)
12. Antarctica (3:44)
13. Sauvage et beau (3:18)
14. Chariots of fire (3:21)
15. So long ago, so clear (4:58)

Total Time: 74:51

Line-up / Musicians

- Vangelis / all instruments

Releases information

CD Polygram 531151 (1997)

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VANGELIS Portraits ratings distribution

(34 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(21%)
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(56%)
Good, but non-essential (21%)
Collectors/fans only (3%)
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Review by Chris S
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars Yes one has to endure yet another Vangelis compilation...his most dastardly of deeds! yet this one has a slightly different edge due to marketing reshifting as to where the captive audience is......

Portraits is a great piece for compilations but the most constructive elements are the Jon and Vangelis songs like ' I Hear You Now', ' I'll Find My Way Home' and ' Sate Of Independance' Good stuff at best.If you like the Jon and Vangelis era this may well be a worthy addition to that phase.

Latest members reviews

3 stars I bought this compilation yesterday. Not bad at all if you consider that this is a mix between Vangelis & Jon & Vangelis songs. But in my opinion "Portraits" is not good as Vangelis compilation: most good songs are not in this compilation... Not only fron Vangelis solo album. I think that in t ... (read more)

Report this review (#383937) | Posted by 1967/ 1976 | Friday, January 21, 2011 | Review Permanlink

4 stars If you want a Vangelis compilation including his most productive times with RCA(1975-1978) and Polydor (1979-1986) as well as the best Jon and Vangelis songs ...then this is your 'baby'.Vangelis took an active role in both the selection of tracks and cleverly bridges the peices togther similar ... (read more)

Report this review (#34979) | Posted by | Sunday, May 8, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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