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3.84 | 16 ratings | 3 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Introduction (0:36)
2. Second Wind (6:30)
3. Deep End (4:46)
4. Exotic (8:54)
5. Leave It Open (10:00)
6. Drum Alone (6:00)
7. Soli (9:22)
8. Breakthrough (6:55)
9. Xtasea (6:08)

Total Time: 59:23

Line-up / Musicians

- Benoit Moerlen / vibraphone, synthesizer
- Pierre Moerlen / drums, percussion
- Hansford Rowe / bass
- Stefan Traub / vibraphone, synthesizer
- Ake Zieden / guitar

Releases information

CD Outer Music OM 1006 (1998)

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GONG Full Circle - Live 1988 ratings distribution

(16 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(67%)
Good, but non-essential (13%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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4 stars Excellent artifact from the Pierre Moerlen era. The sound and vibe here are far more organic than the bland Live album released in 1980. The recording is quite full and there is exquisite banter that really gives the album an exciting, intimate feel. A healthy selection of band favorites mak ... (read more)

Report this review (#2011531) | Posted by WFV | Saturday, September 1, 2018 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Quite nice live-recording of Pierre Moerlen's (Rest In Peace) Gong recorded in 1988 and released ten years later. I personally like this album because of using of mallet instruments there - and Pierre Moerlen's drumming of course. The music is not "something-very- eternal-and-aspirative" jazzrock ... (read more)

Report this review (#131499) | Posted by Rainer Rein | Friday, August 3, 2007 | Review Permanlink

4 stars This is a brilliant live album recorded in 1988. It starts off with a incredible version of "Second Wind" from the same album recorded earlier that year, this version is not that polished as the studio version, much better infact, the next song "Deep End" is also on the Seond Wind album, this ... (read more)

Report this review (#84147) | Posted by zebehnn | Wednesday, July 19, 2006 | Review Permanlink

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