Header

SPACE ODYSSEY

Progressive Metal • Sweden


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Space Odyssey picture
Space Odyssey biography
Prog metal keyboardist Richard Andersson's (TIME REQUIEM,MAJESTIC) SPACE ODYSSEY project was formed by Richard Andersson and guitar player Magnus Nilsson.As Richard composed the songs and Magnus recorded the pre-production they both thought it could be fun to work with well-known musicians, since it more was like a project. Very soon well known bassist Marcel Jacob (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN"S RISING FORCE) and vocalist Patrik Johansson (ASTRAL DOORS) were contacted and introduced to the material. Pre-production CDs were sent to the different musicians and recordings took place. Richard's friend Jonas Reingold introduced Zoltan Csörsz to him. Zoltan's got this fusion/metal touch in his drumming and that's very suitable for this kind of music, since there are different parts including these elements.

Richard Andersson's SPACE ODYSSEY project,"Embrace the Galaxy" was recorded September/October in Reingold Studios and released august 2003.

The second SPACE ODYSSEY concept came up after Richard had completed a record for his other band TIME REQUIEM. As usual Richard was full of energy when it came to creating music. He very early said to himself that this second SPACE ODYSSEY must be really something. Richard then concentrated on the songs and melodies trying to make the music even bigger and powerful not to run away into power metal.

This time Richard asked Magnus if he could try to play the bass for the record. Magnus saw it as a challenge as the music is very complex. The reason not to having Marcel Jacob on this one as well was because of this curious idea that Richard had. Since Magnus already recorded the guitars he could fill in the bass in a very satisfying way. Personally Richard thought this move was brilliant.

Later on Richard was sent a video of a drummer named Andreas Brobjér. Andreas was very fond of Richard's music and really wanted to play in his band. Richard saw the video and was blown away. It reminded him on his own talent when growing up. Later on Richard sent Andreas the pre-production for SPACE ODYSSEY, which Andreas copied to Richards satisfaction. Since Zoltan was kind of busy this time with THE FLOWER KINGS Andreas filled his place like no one else could have done.

The recordings were done in two studious. Guitars, keyboards, bass and vocals were done in Richards Lipton studio. Especially the vocals were a bit magic to record. This time Richard were in total control over everything from the sound to the pro...
read more

Space Odyssey official website

SPACE ODYSSEY MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s
No MP3/Stream available for this artist.
Collaborate with Progarchives.com, learn how to submit new MP3s.

SPACE ODYSSEY forum topics / tours, shows & news


SPACE ODYSSEY forum topics Create a topic now
SPACE ODYSSEY tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "space odyssey"
Post an entries now

SPACE ODYSSEY Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to SPACE ODYSSEY

Buy SPACE ODYSSEY Music


Tears of the SunTears of the Sun
Import
Regain Records Swed. 2006
Audio CD$17.18
$26.19 (used)
Embrace the GalaxyEmbrace the Galaxy
The End Records 2004
Audio CD$10.99
$4.74 (used)
Astral EpisodeAstral Episode
Import
Regain Records 2005
Audio CD$9.99
$0.79 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Prog Cds X 3 Ayreon Sb Space Odyssey USD $21.22 Buy It Now 3h 46m
Moonbeam - Space Odyssey (NEW CD) USD $17.80 Buy It Now 5h 36m
2001: A Space Odyssey LP Motion picture soundtrack vinyl MGM 1SE13 ST 12" 33 RPM USD $49.99 Buy It Now 5h 39m
2001: A Space Odyssey [Original Motion Picture Sound... USD $6.50 Buy It Now 6h 34m
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY - ORIG MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK USD $8.99 [0 bids]
7h 3m
2001 A Space Odyssey OST Laminated UK LP MGM 1972 EX+ USD $12.12 Buy It Now 7h 10m
Moonbeam - Space Odyssey (CD New) USD $16.43 Buy It Now 7h 48m
The London Philharmonic Orchestra(Vinyl LP)Space Odyssey-UK-VG+/VG+ USD $13.19 Buy It Now 8h 45m
Moonbeam - Space Odyssey [CD New] USD $17.27 Buy It Now 8h 50m
LP Soundtrack Collection includes "2001: A Space Odyssey" USD $13.99 [0 bids]
USD $18.50 Buy It Now
9h 31m
THEME MUSIC FOR THE FILM 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY - 1970 UK 8-track Vinyl LP USD $22.73 Buy It Now 9h 33m
Platitude / Silence Speaks JAPAN+1 Space Odyssey PROMO NEW!!!!! USD $29.99 Buy It Now 10h 12m
STEREO SPACE ODYSSEY london symphony orchestra MER 372 uk LP PS EX/EX USD $13.95 Buy It Now 12h 4m
MOONBEAM - SPACE ODYSSEY NEW CD USD $20.97 Buy It Now 12h 15m
KIM FOWLEY Born to be Wild Space Odyssey Imperial 45 USD $19.99 Buy It Now 12h 23m
Music From 2001 a Space Odyssey SIE-13 ST Gatefold USD $4.92 Buy It Now 14h 20m
KARAJAN/VIENNA-STRAUSS SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (2001 SPACE ODYSSEY) UK NM/VG+ LP USD $16.98 Buy It Now 14h 28m
2001 space odyssey LP S1E-13 ST X Stereo Record USD $5.00 Buy It Now 14h 55m
JOHN WILLIAMS: STAR WARS. London Phil. + Stereo Space Odyssey. Sealed LP USD $30.00 Buy It Now 15h
Leonard Nimoy Space Odyssey USD $10.00 [0 bids]
USD $13.00 Buy It Now
15h 57m
4 TRACK STEREO TAPE REEL TO REEL VINTAGE ORMANDY ORCHESTRA 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY USD $49.99 Buy It Now 16h 28m
2001: A Space Odyssey [Rhino] by Original Soundtrack (CD)HAL 9000 USD $15.99 Buy It Now 16h 37m
MOONBEAM - SPACE ODYSSEY: MARS NEW CD USD $32.18 Buy It Now 17h 3m
Klasic & Sanders- Space Odyssey 12" USD $9.86 Buy It Now 17h 41m
Original 2001 A Space Odyssey Soundtrack LP Stanley Kubrick MGM DGG VG++/VG++ USD $14.95 Buy It Now 18h 6m
2001 A Space Odyssey Soundtrack gatefold LP MGM S1E-13 STX Stanley Kubrick MINT USD $38.88 Buy It Now 18h 34m
UMPHRED: Percy Faith CLAIR 1973 Columbia QAL-32164 QUAD w/ 2001 Space Odyssey NM USD $9.99 [0 bids]
18h 37m
[33][RPM][12"][Vinyl][LP][Very Good][VG][MGM]Stanley Kubrick-2001 Space Odyssey USD $6.50 Buy It Now 20h 44m
Ettore Stratta CLASSIC FILM THEMES LP Ampex A-10129 2001 Space Odyssey VARIOUS USD $6.79 Buy It Now 20h 47m
2001: a space odyssey Soundtrack USD $7.00 Buy It Now 21h 29m
2001 a space odyssey music from the motion picture soundtrack ( Kubrick ) USD $15.57 [0 bids]
USD $20.26 Buy It Now
1 day
VINTAGE 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE RECORD LP MGM KUBRICK USD $13.34 Buy It Now 1 day
London Philharmonic Orchestra A Sound Spectacular Stereo Space Odyssey (3872) LP USD $9.95 Buy It Now 1 day
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC '2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY AND OTHER GREAT MOVIE THEMES' UK LP USD $12.12 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 - A Space Odyssey Original Soundtrack LP Vinyl 1968 Mono MGM C 8078 USD $30.31 Buy It Now 1 day
HAWKWIND 1977 ROCK = A SPACE ODYSSEY a double page feature and interview USD $13.57 Buy It Now 1 day
Music From 2001:A Space Odyssey S1E-13 ST Vinyl LP Record NM/VG+ USD $9.98 Buy It Now 1 day
CLASSICS IN THE MOVIES: 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY,APOCALYPSE NOW,CLOCKWORK ORANGE++ USD $3.99 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY LP - MGM S1E-13STX Film Soundtrack (1968) USD $7.99 [0 bids]
1 day
2001 A Space Odyssey Original The Lost Score Alex North Vinyl LP Mondo Regular USD $64.99 Buy It Now 1 day
STANLEY KUBRICK 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY SOUNDTRACK S1E-13 ST X (1968) 12" LP USD $15.97 Buy It Now 1 day
SPACE ODYSSEY 2001 film THEME MUSIC polydor 2334 001 USD $15.17 Buy It Now 1 day
2001: A Space Odyssey [Rhino] by Original Soundtrack (CD, Oct-1996, Rhino... USD $15.99 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A Space Odyssey - OST Soundtrack CD USD $30.31 Buy It Now 1 day
2001:a Space Odyssey USD $5.48 Buy It Now 1 day
OST / 2001 A Space Odyssey MM2012 LP AS2642 USD $4.99 [0 bids]
1 day
2001: A Space Odyssey by Original Soundtrack (CD, MCA (USA)) USD $4.00 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A Space Odyssey Rare Clam Shell Cassette Tape USD $8.00 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A Space Odyssey Original The Lost Score Alex North Vinyl LP Mondo Regular USD $49.99 [0 bids]
1 day
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY CLASSICAL 1990 CD ORIG. MGM SOUNDTRACK ALBUM CBS USD $5.00 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY Vol. 2 orig LP NM orig shrink USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A Space Odyssey: From The Motion Picture Soundtrack Vinyl Record USD $6.50 Buy It Now 1 day
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY 1968 USD $40.00 Buy It Now 1 day
NEAR MINT 1968 LP 2001 A Space Odyssey S1E-13 ST Soundtrack MGM Stanley Kubrick USD $21.14 Buy It Now 1 day
RARE 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY STANLEY KUBRICK LP RECORD PROMO RECORD USD $118.13 Buy It Now 1 day
Arthur C Clarke 2010 Space Odyssey Two 1982 Science Fiction Record Album Caedmon USD $49.99 [0 bids]
1 day
STANLEY KUBRICK 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY RECORD USD $12.00 [0 bids]
1 day
2001: A Space Odyssey Original Soundtrack (CD, Aug-1990, Columbia (USA)) KUBRICK USD $9.97 Buy It Now 1 day
Moonbeam - Space Odyssey CD BLACK HOLE RECORDS USD $21.19 Buy It Now 2 days
Stanley Kubricks "2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY" - Music Soundtrack CD (New) - DISC ONLY USD $7.57 Buy It Now 2 days
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY SOUNDTRACK S1E-13 ST 1968 12" GATEFOLD LP STANLEY KUBRICK USD $9.97 Buy It Now 2 days
2001: A Space Odyssey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  Audio CD USD $11.89 Buy It Now 2 days
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY soundtrack stanley kubrick MGM-CS-8078 uk 1968 LP USD $6.05 [0 bids]
2 days
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK/ - 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY - NEW CD USD $5.16 Buy It Now 2 days
2001 A Space Odyssey - Music from the Motion Picture Sound Track - LP Record.. USD $13.63 [0 bids]
2 days
2001 A Space Odyssey Motion Picture Soundtrack 1968 NEAR MINT USD $15.15 Buy It Now 2 days
Sound Track 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY S1E-13 ST X USD $9.99 Buy It Now 2 days
1960'S LP RECORD 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY ORIGINAL MOVIE SOUNDTRACK USD $9.99 [0 bids]
USD $12.99 Buy It Now
2 days
2001- A Space Odyssey- Soundtrack USD $8.00 Buy It Now 2 days
2001: A Space Odyssey [Rhino] by Original Soundtrack (CD, Oct-1996, Rhino (Label USD $10.00 [0 bids]
2 days
2001 A Space Odyssey Vinyl Alex North Original Score Mondo Con Austin Texas USD $94.99 Buy It Now 2 days
2001 a space odyssey motion picture soundtrack - Vintage Vinyl LP - Stereo USD $24.99 Buy It Now 2 days
2001 a space odyssey lp ST-13 ST X MGM RECORDS USD $1.99 [1 bids]
3 days
JOHN WILLIAMS A SPACE ODYSSEY RARE SOUNDTRACK CASSETTE TAPE! STAR WARS ALIEN USD $11.74 Buy It Now 3 days
Stereo Space Odyssey 1973 EXCELLENT USD $7.57 Buy It Now 3 days
Theme Music For The Film 2001: A Space Odyssey And Other Themes Vinyl LP UK 1970 USD $7.57 Buy It Now 3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey 33 rpm Lp USD $7.99 Buy It Now 3 days
WINTERHALTER hugo TASTE OF HONEY feelings 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY new 16 song tape USD $5.88 Buy It Now 3 days
STAR WARS & 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY Records USD $3.99 [0 bids]
3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey LP Record Mint Stanley Kubrick Music Motion Picture USD $4.99 [0 bids]
3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey~Soundtrack~Lp~Orig~MGM~Stereo~Near~Mint USD $14.95 Buy It Now 3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey Soundtrack LP MGM S1E-13 STX Stanley Kubrick Stereo USD $9.00 [0 bids]
USD $19.00 Buy It Now
3 days
2001: A Space Odyssey Alex North rare cd. Limited 3000 copies. Sold out. USD $124.99 Buy It Now 3 days
LP Record 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY Original Soundtrack USD $14.99 Buy It Now 3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey Vol 2 LP Record MGM SE-4722 no date Original Pressing USD $75.00 Buy It Now 3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey LP Record MGM Records S1E-13 ST Original Pressing USD $75.00 Buy It Now 3 days
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,STEREO GOLD, SPACE ODYSSEY, LP, 1973, MER 372 USD $1.50 [0 bids]
3 days
2001 A Space Odyssey 1968 Orig DJ Special Disc LP S1E-13 Stereo Copy NM RARE! USD $50.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Star Wars "London Philharmonic Orch. + Space Odyssey on Gold Award #1000 USD $9.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Import Germany 2001 A Space Odyssey USD $2.55 [1 bids]
3 days
Deutsche Grammophon Privilege Great Film Classics (10, Space Odyssey) USD $9.99 Buy It Now 3 days
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY LP SOUNDTRACK CLEAN MGM RECORD USD $12.00 Buy It Now 3 days
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY MUSIC SOUND TRACK RECORD LP USD $11.95 Buy It Now 3 days
2001: A Space Odyssey - Motion Picture Soundtrack - EX Vinyl LP 1968 USD $14.99 Buy It Now 3 days
2001:A SPACE ODYSSEY ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK 4 TRACK REEL TAPE 7˝ IPS USD $60.00 Buy It Now 3 days
MOONBEAM - SPACE ODYSSEY (UK) NEW CD USD $32.18 Buy It Now 4 days
2001: A Space Odyssey by Various Artists USD $7.52 Buy It Now 4 days
MONDO 2001 A Space Odyssey OST - Alex North SOLD OUT And Rare Vinyl USD $106.14 Buy It Now 4 days
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY VOLUME 2 SOUNDTRACK LP 638 USD $8.99 Buy It Now 4 days
2001: A Space Odyssey - Youssef's Winter Warm-Up USD $0.01 [0 bids]
4 days
0 result found for "SPACE ODYSSEY"
Visit LPCDressisues.com for more results


More places to buy SPACE ODYSSEY music online Buy SPACE ODYSSEY & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for SPACE ODYSSEY DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

SPACE ODYSSEY shows & tickets


SPACE ODYSSEY has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

SPACE ODYSSEY discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

SPACE ODYSSEY top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.08 | 5 ratings
Embrace the Galaxy
2003
3.39 | 5 ratings
The Astral Episode
2005
3.00 | 3 ratings
Tears of the Sun
2006

SPACE ODYSSEY Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

SPACE ODYSSEY Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

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

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

SPACE ODYSSEY Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Tears of the Sun by SPACE ODYSSEY album cover Studio Album, 2006
3.00 | 3 ratings

BUY
Tears of the Sun
Space Odyssey Progressive Metal

Review by b_olariu
Prog Reviewer

3 stars Third album of this unknown band, named Tears of the sun issued at Candlelight in 2006 is a bit of a let down from previous two albums. A new vocalist recruted from progressive metal band Andromeda, didn't fit very well in the Space Odyssey sound, not bad but forgetable prestation in my opinion. Gone is the excellent young drumer Andreas Brobjer from previous album Astral episode who done fabulous work on that album, imagine he was only 17 years old when he recorded the drums on Astral episode, fabulous drumer in my opinion and so underrated. So, this album in no improvement over the first two, it sounds like a Black Sabbath version from Cross purposes era, even Andersson said is a crosses between Sabath and Whitsnake in places. THis time the band left the progressive metal moments and the neo classical ones and they turned to sounds a lit more like a hard/heavy band with kyboards added. Not bad, but I would expected more from this musicians who done a fbulous work on Astral episode. If overall sounds good, is kinda forgetable in my opinion, no really strong moments, only the voice and instrumental passages from a couple of pieces worth investigated like on Obsession - here this pieces is one on one with Cross purposes Black Sabbath album, same doomy atmosphre, heavy guitars, slow guitar riffs and all, good pieces after all, but the rest even sounds ok , to my ears are very usual stuff. I will give again 3 stars, but this time is less weaker then first album where also I've given 3 stars, and far from excellent Astral episode their best work without dout. Still worth some spins from time to time.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
 Embrace the Galaxy by SPACE ODYSSEY album cover Studio Album, 2003
3.08 | 5 ratings

BUY
Embrace the Galaxy
Space Odyssey Progressive Metal

Review by b_olariu
Prog Reviewer

3 stars Space Odyssey is the band of great keyboard player Richard Andersson known from another progressive metal with neo classical touch named Majestic. After this band was disbanded in 2001 , Andersson decided to form another band , this time with more progressive metal elelents then before. First album od Sapce Odyssey named Embrace the galaxy issued at Regain records, like the next album, in 2003, have members from Flower Kings - the drumer Zoltan Csorsz, one of the best drumers from newer generation of musicians, great here, Magnus Nilsson from Time Requiem (this is another band where Richard Andersson is the main man of the band), Marcel Jacob from Malmsteen fame and the excellent vocalist Patrik Johansson from Lion's Share and Wuthering Heights. So another I might say big band, with famous musicians and in same time very talented. As you can figure the music Space Odyssey playes is something between Yngwie Malmsteen (Odyssey era 1988), some moments remind me of the previous band of Andersson, Majestic - progressive metal with a lot of neo classcism moments. If the voice of Patrik Johansson is very good, in place excellent, he remind me of Dio meets Coverdale (when he sings in lower register), the music to my ears, no matter how professional sounds, is a little the same with the hundred bands playing this music. No bad of course, but nothing intristing happens here. Some blistering keys are interluding very well with the guitars, but is like I'm hearing this album before on another band. I will give 3 stars, a good one for sure, but nothing special, their second one Astral episode is their most mature work and their best from all 3 for sure. If you like Malmsteen, Seven Seraphim, Time Requiem, Majestic this band can give you some good moments.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
 The Astral Episode by SPACE ODYSSEY album cover Studio Album, 2005
3.39 | 5 ratings

BUY
The Astral Episode
Space Odyssey Progressive Metal

Review by praj912

2 stars I quite like Embrace the Galaxy, but this one just grates on me. There's probably only 3 out of the 8 songs that I like (tracks 1, 2 and 4), the others just seem to be boring, repeat riffs and vocal lines and have overly long guitar and keyboard solos that are all the same.

For the uninitiated, Space Odyssey are sort of traditional metal/neoclassical prog and sound like Malmsteen, Rainbow, Dio era Sabbath and maybe Symphony X. The are extensive extended guitar and keyboard solos ala Malmsteen (or so I'm told). Patrik Johansson's vocals are also just a bit too much, the harsh side of Dio with a bit more extension and aggro. Great singer, good melodies, but I'd like to see more restraint ala Jorn Lande.

The musicianship is top notch, but if flashiness drowns out, and draws out, a song too long then it's all a bit pointless. At least Richard Andersson's keyboards provide a bit more than straight solos with some nice backing stuff, but it's still too much. A few tacky 80's keyboard sounds also eminate. The drums are a bit lack-lustre and don't add a great deal on this release either, sounds like they were recorded separately (and they probably were).

New album out soon, hopefully they 'breathe' a bit more than on this.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
 The Astral Episode by SPACE ODYSSEY album cover Studio Album, 2005
3.39 | 5 ratings

BUY
The Astral Episode
Space Odyssey Progressive Metal

Review by b_olariu
Prog Reviewer

4 stars This is my first time when i listen to Space Odyssey. A good one in every way. Beautiful key parts through the album, good guitar. Their is so many good bands that needs attention, one of them is Space Odyssey. I'm impressed by the head of the band ,Richard Andersson how he understand music this days. A powerfull album who's a must for symphonyc prog heads. Astral episode is a damn good one, only if for the keys parts. The voice is something between David Coverdale and Dio, but is OK. All in all a 4 stars album for me. get it you wan't be deseppointed.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
Thanks to TheProgtologist for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 2.25 seconds