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    Posted: September 19 2005 at 09:36

Phoenix was a romanian prog band, what is your opinion about their music? if you don't know their songs, you can download 3 songs from this site. I think they are great.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 10:15
nobody know them, or.....nobody care for
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 10:40

Never heard of them dude.......tell us more!

 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 10:52
they were something like jethro tull with many influences from trad. romanian music. they started in the 60, had 3 lp's between 71 and 75 (?) then left romania. give a listen.
and whoever put them on progarchives will maybe add  the other great romanian band, sfinx.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 11:07
yes, sfinx should be here
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 13:26
"sfinx"(truly prog),"progresiv tm"(truly prog), "rosu si negru"(almost prog) and "celelalte cuvinte"(almost prog) are romanian bands witch are not on the archives.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 13:39
Hey,watch_maker!

I don't think Phoenix should be here,although they can be at some point considered folk prog...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 13:58
Mastermind-specialist subject-romanian prog rock 1971-1975-.........
Originally posted by darkshade:

Calling Mike Portnoy a bad drummer is like calling Stephen Hawking an idiot.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 14:23
If they were born in Britain we'll talk about the best folk-prog band ever...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 14:28
the plot thickens
Originally posted by darkshade:

Calling Mike Portnoy a bad drummer is like calling Stephen Hawking an idiot.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 14:36
I know a band called Phoenix, but it is french and not prog at all.
And it seems it's not only known in France.







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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 14:50
Canto fabule is excellent, a truly superior album blending folk, symphonic, psychedelic, hard and space-rock. Gorgeous vocal harmonies, nice use of guitars and a fascinating use of synthesizers. Really one of the more outstanding things from behind the Iron Curtain in the 70ís.

The only other Phoenix album Iíve heard is Mugur de fluier, which is a bit of a more typical folk-rock, but worth hearing due to its profound Romanian feel. Itís superbly done, just not as unique and ďspecialĒ as Canto fabule.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2005 at 15:30

if you would know romanian language too ..... Phoenix would be one of your favorite bands   their lyrics are trully great ... their about romanian myths & legends , romanian history , and romanian floklore ....very emotional work !  

PS : what are your favourite songs from phoenix ?

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