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Founded in quebec, Canada in 2003

RED SAND was created by guitarist Simon Caron, a self-proclaimed David Gilmour, Andy Latimer, Steven Rothery, IQ, BB KING and Albert COLLINS fan. At age 18, he started a couple of progressive rock bands (FÉNIX and OCÉAN) and then left the music scene for a while. Unable to stay away from prog very long, however, he started to write again, searched for a band to perform his music and was soon surrounded by seasoned musicians most willing to oblige. Thus RED SAND was born. There has been a few personnel changes since and the band now consists of Caron himself on guitar, assisted by classically trained vocalist Stéphane Dorval, ex-DAGMAHR keyboard player Pierre Massicotte, renowed Québec bassist Mathieu Gosselin and (newcomer) drummer Perry Angellilo. They released a first album in 2004 titled 'Mirror of Insanity" and then a second a year later called "Gentry". All music and lyrics are penned by Caron.

What strikes the listener is how "early-MARILLION" the band sounds without seeming to imitate them. The compositional style, breaks and moods, the Rothery-like guitar play and the Nolan-like keyboard flights all contribute to this impression - even the albums' artwork bears that early MARILLION touch; yet for some reason, it all sounds very much RED SAND. Well produced and expertly crafted, their music flows naturally and the themes blend into one another with remarkable ease. The lyrics never sound forced or imitative (the vocalist sings in English but doesn't sound at all like FISH). The band may not offer anything original in terms of style, but they do deliver first-rate neo prog that oozes charm, refinement and professionalism.

Highly recommended if you're into early MARILLION, PENDRAGON, ARENA, CLEPSYDRA or SHADOWLAND.

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3.95 | 117 ratings
Mirror Of Insanity
2004
3.73 | 88 ratings
Gentry
2005
3.28 | 63 ratings
Human Trafficking
2007
3.30 | 71 ratings
Music For Sharks
2009
3.69 | 77 ratings
Behind The Mask
2012
3.67 | 76 ratings
Cinéma Du Vieux Cartier
2013
3.57 | 44 ratings
1759
2016
3.89 | 62 ratings
FoRsAkEn
2019
3.87 | 77 ratings
Crush the Seed
2020
3.88 | 50 ratings
The Sound of the Seventh Bell
2021

RED SAND Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

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4.19 | 21 ratings
Live Au Cabaret du Liquor Store
2008
4.33 | 6 ratings
From Quebec to Germany
2017

RED SAND Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

RED SAND Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

4.83 | 6 ratings
World
2005

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 The Sound of the Seventh Bell by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2021
3.88 | 50 ratings

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The Sound of the Seventh Bell
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by kev rowland
Special Collaborator Honorary Reviewer

3 stars I know I am not as close the prog scene as I used to be but must admit to being amazed to realise this is the tenth studio album from a band I have never heard of. Formed by multi-instrumentalist Simon Caron back in 2004, this neo-prog outfit is also an active touring unit where they are joined by additional musicians, but whereas the last album (2019's, 'Crush The Seed') was by a quintet, here we find them operating as a trio. All three played on the last album, with Simon Caron here taking on additional roles and now providing guitars, bass, and keyboards alongside drummer Perry Angelilo and singer Steff. Hailing from Quebec, Simon produced it himself but then brought Michel St-Pere (Mystery, Huis) to mix while it was mastered by Richard Addison.

The bass is very powerful in this, reminiscent of when Neil Pepper was in Galahad, adding additional elements and runs which provide something of a funk element at times, and while polished neo-prog is the main approach there is also plenty of Floyd in what they are doing, combining different sub genres together to create something which is both approachable and interesting at the same time. It has the American polish which is reminiscent of the bands which broke out of the scene in the 90's, and although I have seen comments likening them to the early British scene, to my ears it is from that viewpoint as opposed to a direct influence. It never sounds like a multi-instrumentalist plus others, as this has a real band feel but the keyboards are not as dominant as one would normally expect within this style, allowing the ears to concentrate more on the vocals which are pleasant with nice harmonies and edge.

It does not have the bite one would normally associate with this style, and there are times when they fall between neo and Floyd and end up with something which can be bland and wash into the background, but there are also times when it is very interesting indeed. The result is a prog album which can be played in the background and not frighten anyone, but with not quite enough focus to be truly enthralling throughout.

 The Sound of the Seventh Bell by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2021
3.88 | 50 ratings

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The Sound of the Seventh Bell
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by coldwindblows

4 stars A massive fan of neo-prog and always on the look out for new discoveries, I found Red Sand years ago and listened to all the albums. There were some absolute gems but also some so-so moments on each album that left a sense of something missing as a whole.

THE SOUND OF THE SEVENTH BELL is a joy from start to finish. Beautiful sounds throughout, and I never skip a track or pick out selected ones. A similar thing happened for me with albums from Marillion and Millenium that were really hit and miss until they released FEAR / AN HOUR BEFORE IT'S DARK and THE SIN, where I loved all the tracks.

Great to enjoy a whole album for 60 mins.

 The Sound of the Seventh Bell by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2021
3.88 | 50 ratings

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The Sound of the Seventh Bell
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by TenYearsAfter

3 stars This is studio-album # 10 by the Canadian trio Red Sand since their debut Mirror Of Insanity from 2004, multi- instrumentalist Simon Caron and drummer Perry Angelillo are members from the beginning, singer Steff Dorval joined Red Sand since the second effort Gentry, from 2005.

About the previous CD entitled Crush The Seed wrote: "On this new effort I notice that Red Sand still make simply structured prog with the focus on colouring the music with wonderful work on guitar and keyboards. Singer Steff Dorval has a distinctive voice, very intense and with a strong melancholy undertone."

Well, again Red Sand will not disappoint the many fans around the world with this new album. Lots of intense mellow climates, very melodic and harmonic, embellished with sensitive guitar work (between Steve Rothery and David Gilmour), pleasant, often melancholy vocals and a tasteful keyboard sound.

My highlights.

The Sound Of The Seventh Bell, Part 1 (5:44) starts with dreamy vocals and acoustic guitars, in a folky climate. Then a slow rhythm featuring a powerful bass, followed by a moving and fiery guitar solo, finally majestic Mellotron choirs and bell sounds.

The Sound Of The Seventh Bell, Part 2 (7:56) delivers tender piano play and howling electric guitar, then an accellaration with a tight beat and synthesizer flights, soon Mellotron choirs join in a Cinema Show (Genesis)-like rhythm, in the second part lots of howling guitar soli, a Red Sand trademark.

Cracked Road (21:05) is the longest composition. First a mellow climate with a spacey synthesizer solo and then sensitive Gilmourian guitar runs, it strongly evokes Shine On... by Pink Floyd. Halfway a surprising break with propulsive drum beats and moving guitar, and finally a bombastic atmosphere with howling guitar and emotional vocals.

The bonus track I Can Feel It (4:20) contains a dreamy atmosphere with a slow rhythm, beautiful soaring Hammond organ and warm vocals, finally sensitive electric guitar solo, simply wonderful.

My rating: 3,5 star.

This review was previously published at the website of Background Magazine, the oldest Dutch progrock source.

 The Sound of the Seventh Bell by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2021
3.88 | 50 ratings

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The Sound of the Seventh Bell
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by siLLy puPPy
Collaborator PSIKE, JR/F/Canterbury & Eclectic Teams

4 stars While neo-prog may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one things of prog from Quebec, RED SAND has proven for almost two decades now that you can follow your musical dreams no matter where you were born. This creation of guitarist, bassist and keyboardist Simon Caron continues to nurture his love of blues and space rock guitarists ranging from Davide Gilmour, Andy Latimer, Steven Rothery, BB King and Albert Collins. The lineup of RED SAND has changed drastically since the band's 2004 debut "Mirror Of Insantiy" and on the the tenth album THE SOUND OF THE SEVENTH BELL, Caron tackles most of the duties on board by playing electric and acoustic guitars, bass and keyboards. Longtime drummer Perry Angelino returns along with vocalist Steff. For touring André Godbout has been recruited for bass duties and JB Lemire on keyboards.

RED SAND is one of those neo-prog bands that loves to craft those scrumptious mixes of old school bands like early Marillion, IQ and Arena and mix in heavy doses of Pink Floydian inspired space rock, sensual layers of keyboards and a mix of slower, mid-range and faster tempos. THE SOUND OF THE SEVENTH BELL is a concept album that is based on the seven deadly sins and following RED SAND's track record features lengthy sprawling prog behemoths that include the 14 1/2 "Insatiable" and the 21-minute "Cracked Road." Despite this band emerging from Quebec City, Canada, the hub of French speakers in all of North America, RED SAND continues to sound more like a number of bands from the British scene. Certain parts remind of Pendragon, others IQ, some Arena, early Marillion, Anubis etc.

Soundwise THE SOUND OF THE SEVENTH BELL is very much in the traditional neo-prog camp with bucolic ballads in the form of "Breathing" and intros to the soaring guitar solo led works of the Floydian inspired title track which is split into three segments but spaced apart in various track placings. Lots of arpeggiated acoustic guitar riffs reminiscent of Pendragon's most recent "Love Over Fear" and haunting atmospheric synthesizers building crescendoes and the proper mood enhancing spaciness. In accord with neo-prog characteristics, the pop hooks are poignant and prominent and Steff's vocals fit in perfect with the moody and emotive style that narrates the overarching concept of the seven deadly sins.

The most satisfying track is without a doubt the 21-minute "Cracked Road" which allows the various movements to unfold gradually with more twists and turns than the shorter tracks although all of the aforementioned elements are the fundamental basis for the compositional flow. There's even a nice section in the middle that reminds you of Pink Floyd's "The Wall." Overall, RED SAND will not win any points for originality as the various sounds involved have been staples of various neo-prog artists since the 1980s and the same can be said for the Floydian space rock sounds. When it comes right down to it, THE SOUND OF THE SEVENTH BELL is business as usual for a neo-prog band that has sort of found a tiny niche that exists between the cracks of other artists but in the end they entire album is quite impeccable crafted with a pleasing production and doesn't disappoint in entertainment value. While other 2021 neo-prog albums by Drifting Sun are much more exciting, this one is nonetheless quite satisfying.

 The Sound of the Seventh Bell by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2021
3.88 | 50 ratings

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The Sound of the Seventh Bell
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by alainPP

4 stars RED SAND, known personally in 2005 with'Gentry 'released their 10th album, more and more distant from neo to Marillion. Simon Caron, an absolute Rothery fan, had even slipped down nicely with the sound of Pink Floyd on their last album; reminiscences of Camel, IQ or Pendragon can be found there. We are dealing with a concept album based on the seven deadly sins, mixed by Michel St-Père (Mystery) on beautiful progressive rock melodies.

'The Sound of the Seventh Bell, Part 1' bell at the start as a memory of 'The Division Bell', a haunting dreamlike ballad, monolithic melodic neo-symphonic rock decked out with a deep and airy guitar solo and an imposing drums. 'Reichenbach' for an acoustic instrumental that starts halfway through a sensitive explosion bordering on spleen; orchestral beauty as a backdrop. 'Insatiable' and his electro overture, a bit on Keane, the loud voice as on the Jon & Vangelis association; a title with many breaks in the neo vein, their own, far from Marillion or Pink Floyd from the last album; synthetic rhythm, warm effective phrasing and incisive solos, here's it for a long river track, the voice reminiscent of the Beach Boys, the soaring rock dance, the psyche pop, a little Andalusian spaghetti, a little Alan Parsons. 'Breathing' and the bucolic ballad with a cotton wool voice, a drums that give the rhythm to dance arm in arm, the final solo melancholy and filled with hope.

'The Sound of the Seventh Bell, Part 2' with symphonic intro on piano, aerial guitar and the sound of the great Genesis: its alluring synths, a Camel-like tune in the middle that sends on the progressive ethereal nimbuses, the title of the 'album in my opinion with its air which imprints itself in the head; final as in the intro of the first piece. 'The Sound of the Seventh Bell, Part 3' with a bucolic acoustic interlude time to rest, calm before 'Cracked Road' centerpiece of more than 20 minutes: intro where Gilmour invites himself, voice after 7 minutes of intro hovering over Camel and Pink Floyd; halfway through it's more psychedelic like 'Animals' with this airy 60's pop guitar; in short, drawers galore combining various influences for a thunderous melody. A finale that never ends with the guitar juggling drums, bass and keyboards. 'I Can Feel It' and the extra-track on vinyl for a syrupy slow with organ from the time when balls existed in the deep countryside, personal memory where I heard 'A whiter shade of pale' resonate and where I ' understood that the music was going to follow me for a long time.

RED SAND offers us a conscientious album surfing between dreamlike and majestic moments, varying musical themes such as stories of sins, swindles, pedophilia, cruelty, abuse; a sound that becomes singular, unique, which finally departs from Simon's musical precepts and which ultimately gives more character to this album.

 Crush the Seed by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2020
3.87 | 77 ratings

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Crush the Seed
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by Smurfreviews

4 stars Review #10

Today I would like to introduce the Canadian Neo-Prog band "Red Sand", who present with their meanwhile ninth album "Crush The Seed" an exciting work, which made me think. But more about that later...

Die-hard Marillion fans of the Fish era will possibly know the band, since the basic character of the music of Red Sand was strongly influenced by this phase for a long time, as for example on their first album "Mirror Of Insanity" from 2004. On "Crush The Seed'', however, you can hear something of this only to a limited extent - rather, this time the band moves in an authentic way in the musical field of "Pink Floyd''.

Three musicians are significantly involved in this sound: First, the singer Steff Dorval, who brings a lot of melancholy into the pieces with his fragile emotional and at the same time intense voice and thus also transfers the content of the lyrics to the listener.Secondly, the drummer Perry Angelillo, who as a founding member again sets the pace and is characterized by a solid and filigree drumming. And third, Simon Caron, who plays the keyboards, basses and guitars, composed the music and even designed the beautiful cover art.

All three musicians together create a dense atmosphere with three particularly beautiful highlights, the songs "Crush The Seed Pt.1", "Human Claim" and the Mellotron accented long track "Woman". It should be emphasized that the band takes a lot of time for their music and still maintains the tension before the album ends after an hour. I found myself getting used to the tempo in places, but the band manages to remind me that we don't define prog just by the number of notes or the high tempo, but by how much we get carried away emotionally and instrumentally. A good example of this is the album's second song, which is carried by a passionate Gilmour guitar and leaves notes even beyond the twentieth fret. And after ten minutes you're ready to ask yourself why the song is already over.

The time with Red Sands new album I enjoy very much and can only recommend it to everyone Marillion and Pink Floyd, but especially to music listeners who can enjoy the "moment" in the music.

 Crush the Seed by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2020
3.87 | 77 ratings

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Crush the Seed
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by TenYearsAfter

3 stars I am familiar with the first four albums (between 2004 and 2009) by this Canadian prog band, but then I lost Red Sand. So this is my first musical encounter with Red Sand after more than 10 years, the new album Crush The Seed is from 2020, the precursor FoRsAkEn was released in 2019. On this new effort I notice that Red Sand still make simply structured prog with the focus on colouring the music with wonderful work on guitar and keyboards. Singer Steff Dorval joined the band since the second album, he has a distinctive voice, very intense and with a strong melancholical undertone.

After the short and compelling opener Crush The Seed Part 1 (with a beautiful blend of twanging acoustic guitar, Mellotron choirs, moving electric guitar with howling runs and dramatic vocals) the next mid-long track sounds like an inspired tribute to Shine On You Crazy Diamond (reminding me of German prog legend Eloy on Silent Cries, Mighty Echoes), the guitar player turns into the second coming of David Gilmour!

The other mid-long track in the first part of this album entitled Human Claim has also obvious Pink Floyd hints (but more Eighties) featuring Fender electric piano, lush Hammond, harder-edged guitar and emotional vocals, the moods shift from dreamy to a catchy beat. The compositions Crush The Seed Part 2 (Mellotrons) and Crush The Seed part 3 (halfway an accellaration with heavy guitar) deliver wonderful interplay between piano and moving electric guitar, this is trademark Red Sand.

In the second part Red Sand sounds more like early Marillion, especially in the epic Woman (over 17 minutes), the highlight on this new album, and also the most elaborate composition. I starts with a mid-tempo featuring fiery guitar runs (like Rothery, with use of the tremolo arm), delicate Fender piano and melancholical vocals. Then the music turns into bombastic with majestic Mellotron choirs and powerful emotional vocals (this is how I remember early Red Sand). Next an explosive guitar solo with volume pedal and tremolo arm, in the vein of Rothery and Gilmour, later again joined by that awesome Mellotron choir sound, Red Sand at its full splendor, mighty Trons and howling guitar, wow! In the second part lots of flowing shifting moods and some surprising musical ideas. The conclusion delivers a compelling atmosphere with howling guitar, again this is the band at its full splendor. The bonus track Dust And Hope contains a slow rhythm, wonderfully coloured by moving guitar and a pleasant Hammond sound and topped with mellow vocals.

The Red Sand fans will not be disappointed by this new album, and I had another pleasant musical encounter with Red Sand, no more or less.

My rating: 3,5 stars.

This review was previously published on the website of Background Magazine, the oldest Dutch progrock source.

 Mirror Of Insanity by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2004
3.95 | 117 ratings

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Mirror Of Insanity
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by Hector Enrique

4 stars It is probably the Red Sand record most clearly influenced by Marillion of the Fish era. The atmosphere of the entire album, soft and relaxed, with keyboards that accompany us during the journey of its almost 40 minutes lead us to imagine being listening to parts of Script for a Jester's Tear and parts of Misplaced Childhood at times. Simon Caron's guitar shows similarities that at times we cannot differentiate from Rothery's. Not for that reason, the marked influence being evident, Canadians manage to present an excellent album, in which the 3 songs of more than 10 minutes (Blame, Children Memory, and the one that gives the title to the album Mirror of Insanity ) show us a compositional quality that must be among the best of the neoprogressive genre.

We can place very clear reminiscences in the middle and towards the end of the songs Children Memory and Mirrow of Insanity, Bitter Suite / Heart of Lothian, and in the song that closes the album (Cradle) a clear influence of the end of Heart of Lothian . Additionally we find in Cradle the use of acoustic guitars in its beginnings, something that marks a variation regarding the influence of Marillion.

Mirror of Insanity is an excellent debut album by Red Sand, and I consider it the highest of their discography, and who they also represent as more than worthy representatives of the genre.

 Crush the Seed by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2020
3.87 | 77 ratings

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Crush the Seed
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by alainPP

5 stars RED SAND comes here to release its 9th album by offering a variation on the sounds of PINK FLOYD, Gimour being one of the masters of SImon. This opus therefore radically changes the sounds of the MARILLION Fish era with which it had quite a few similarities. RED SAND has just released a neo prog wonder quite simply. "Crush The Seed pt1" attacks the album with an intro on acoustic guitar and a phrased voice, a bit in the vein of ARENA and its "Crying For Help", a quick interlude, a mouthful before the first slap from the album, "Were They Born Like That? »A gilmourian digest on a variation of" Shine On You Crazy Diamond "and" One Slip ", a title that reminds, reminds, hangs but also gives a free trip to the past-present, let me explain: l 'intro is well worked and gradually stands out from what the PINK FLOYD masters were able to create at the time; it also reminds me of the work done by RIVERSIDE to take 2 notes from "Wish You Were Here" to go elsewhere, a musical variation in fact as I like to say, a musical space between dinos memories and a recent updated sound; an airy, orgasmic title that cannot leave you indifferent, and in which time seems to stop. "Crush The Seed p2" then arises as ... interlude, again a little nursery rhyme that allows you to recover from the previous powerful title; declination on the minimalist piano supported by a synth and the aerial guitar, all wrapped at the ends by children's voices in schoolyard. "Human Claim" gives directly tracks with the recognizable bass and the belching pigs, here it will be "Animals" and "The Wall" as main dish: the 2nd piece of almost 10 minutes takes us to an air known by scraps, a few voiceovers reminiscent of a certain intro from SUPERTRAMP, PINK FLOYD strikes hard in our ears and recalls that RED SAND has nothing to do here with MARILLION that many said to be his clone; the end is in the prog diagram at 'donf' as the young people like to say, to listen in fact in replay. "Cruh The Seed p3" begins the second part of the album, a more symphonic piece even than "Crush p2" with the piano more nervous and airy also, with the same air, on a flight of guitar and a clear drums rhythmic with crescendo , the title that makes you dream, the title limits spleen by moment, piece of introspection surely then final acceleration, an orchestral title of any beauty, simple and effective. "Fight For Us" comes here as the first bonus, a title to the typical 70's organ, from the Hammond which plunges back to the time when we could only take the time, the synth of PROCOL HARUM, the ballroom music of Saturday evening where we came there to do his slow with his blonde, basic song, metronomic drums, posed voice more spoken than sung and this guitar, ah Simon sends notes here! Come to think of it, my girlfriend tells me that there is a little voice to David BOWIE and a happy internet user tells me that the instrumental parts make him think of CAMEL, in short, you see that it goes in many musical regions in made! Personally, a little PENDRAGON, surely RED SAND no doubt; a magnificent slow with a neo progressive nursery rhyme and a touch of romantic ballad. "Woman" and the title of the album! After two great songs, you have before you the symbiosis of the best that can be done currently in neo prog; a captivating intro, a crescendo rhythm, a first part based on a dreamlike and greasy guitar, latent atmospheres; a simple track, a melting pot of tunes from previous tracks with this intoxicating Hammond organ again; around 2'45 '' it goes into battle order in a very basic way, we could get bored for a while because it is agreed with choirs during the chorus, but it is well organized to give more effect solo stratospheric and dreamlike guitar, solo in two stages as for the title "Comfortably Numb". And then there is the other moment around 10 minutes, break, drawer with effect then this declination on the piano and bass on an agreed air English pop atmosphere of the 70's, this military drums and to finish piano and voice for a confidential final, a tone eyeing the intimate titles of "The Wall" with a last solo more posed, more electric and the voice of Steff which comes to close beautifully this epic moment. A long and very easy piece of access. "Dust And Hope" comes to finish the album with the second bonus which does not denote absolutely, which leaves on the same tone as "Fight For Us", a little more nervous however with more airy solo, which takes the repercussions of the voice metronomic; the redundant synth weft becomes mesmerizing to the ears with recessed keyboard air that hooks the ears; a very beautiful title at the end of the course which sounds a neo-prog renewal in this year 2020.

 FoRsAkEn by RED SAND album cover Studio Album, 2019
3.89 | 62 ratings

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FoRsAkEn
Red Sand Neo-Prog

Review by alainPP

4 stars RED SAND is a Canadian group who released his first album in 2003 and happened to my ears in 2004 with "Gentry"; I had directly stamped 'rock neo-prog to MARILLION! A great group said second area that had the atmosphere kept him MARILLION period FISH; subsequently, their sound had evolved to produce a neo-prog rock a little beefier than their parents and give moods worked as the wonderful time "Misplaced Childhood"! This eighth album, calibrated barely 45 minutes of music is going to give us an overview of their musical progress. For me it is an honor to review a group that participated in making me take the painful course of 2000, but I will focus even more strict on their latest. At level musicians, it is good to note that the guitarist Simon Caron says absolute fan of Marillion, but PINK FLOYD, CAMEL, IQ. Personally, I will quote PENDRAGON for flights millimeter guitar, ARENA sequences for titles, some of SHADOWLAND for its neo-prog and therefore the period MARILLION- FISH.

Immediately, "Forsaken part 1" starts the festivities with a nagging voice intro with NASA, with a mod 80s synth and an air guitar and fat at the same time, all complemented by a voiceover sneer, throwing fact "Forsaken part2" and an atmosphere typical RED Sandian with all that makes the happiness of their illustrious elders: station wagons, crescendos, guitar solos and synths, calm atmosphere with soft drums, guitar vibrations and energetic again. The voice accompanies this piece beautifully. "All the life" denotes chained him with a rhythmic guitar, rockier and more imposing voice, more forward; however quickly a break at the piano and choirs bring the title to ARENA and voice and with a more powerful solo. The sound is present, just what his predecessors were also included on the outskirts of the 2010s by giving more relief, more energy, more eloquently to their music. "Hello Goodbye to the last" always chained arrives with a pace even stronger, more aggressive voice for a title while power; Note keyboards them back but still present either in dynamic form or as more serene; at that point, it becomes clear that the groups mentioned form only a beautiful orientation, an overview of the genre described; titles each have their own uniqueness: we can imagine or recognize an air of said groups but with his RED SAND; you can listen to find in which such air album may look like, Such a rate may suggest ... like to 7 minutes with this break in "Misplaced Childhood" in the middle of the album bringing a cozy atmosphere to allow the guitar solo following to be even better feeling. The sound of RED SAND shows its uniqueness and particularity, it is not taken back into neo-prog 80s, one is in the logical evolution of what MARILLION could have done in 2019 if he had continued in its original formation; a well orchestrated conglomerate between the various instruments and voice, a tune where each instrument is further emphasized throughout each track, not expecting his solo moment! For this reason, RED SAND is worth seeing and can also close the debate pros FISH HOGARTH, namely that there is no better MARILLION but simply a musical heritage in the person of RED SAND. "Afraid of Tears" ends the album with a hymn as powerful and melancholic air limit, a title centered on a guitar solo back in different forms; it's beautiful, long, breathtaking, it's dreamlike symphony is limited meditative, contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group with j 'I had the honor to chronicle their last album. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open. "Afraid of Tears" ends the album with a hymn as powerful and melancholic air limit, a title centered on a guitar solo back in different forms; it's beautiful, long, breathtaking, it's dreamlike symphony is limited meditative, contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group with j 'I had the honor to chronicle their last album. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open. "Afraid of Tears" ends the album with a hymn as powerful and melancholic air limit, a title centered on a guitar solo back in different forms; it's beautiful, long, breathtaking, it's dreamlike symphony is limited meditative, contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group with j 'I had the honor to chronicle their last album. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open. a title centered on a guitar solo back in different forms; it's beautiful, long, breathtaking, it's dreamlike symphony is limited meditative, contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group with j 'I had the honor to chronicle their last album. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open. a title centered on a guitar solo back in different forms; it's beautiful, long, breathtaking, it's dreamlike symphony is limited meditative, contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group with j 'I had the honor to chronicle their last album. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open. contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group that I had the honor to review their latest installment. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open. contemplative until the resumption of voice and synth held here in this case by Stéphane Desbiens D-PROJECT group that I had the honor to review their latest installment. At this time, the similarities have soared, neo-prog resumed its pedigree with all that that progressive rock, progressive yet can bring. In fact, this album is without moderation stuck between his right speakers ears open.

This CD is short, it includes securities linked together and that make listening even easier, more intimate letting us go with the different notes in a musical universe filled with photos, memories that everyone can make it -even. This CD gives vibration, acclaim the basic movement that is one of this site: no post, no metal, no AC, no revival, no fusion, no math, just the very substance progressive marrow. So yes, we can say that is very similar to it often takes the same convolutions, the main idea is guessed pretty quickly. Yes, but the neo-progressive rock to the RED SAND is as unique today.

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