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    Posted: September 04 2004 at 04:50

I suspect that many think his first album was the revolutionary and much admired 'Heaven and Hell' 1975.However surprisingly Vangelis did have a recording life prior to his move to London.Up to now it's been difficult to get hold of most of these a

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 05 2004 at 04:00
 sorry but for me all his career was reserved to sloppy synth commercial music...Heaven & Hell included...don't forget also that this guy launched his career in international variety as a singer and
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 05 2004 at 14:05

[QUOTE=philippe] sorry but for me all his career was reserved to sloppy synth commercial music...Heaven & Hell included...don't forget also that this guy launched his career in international varie

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 06 2004 at 04:18

'Mask': too pompous!! with sh*t orchestra synth arrengements.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 06 2004 at 07:03
666 by Aphrodite's Child is a classic album. I can't be too down on a man who had a lot to do with that. So what if he ended up following a more Oldfield/ Jarre type of path...plenty of my favorite artists made more embarassing&nbs
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 06 2004 at 14:22
Originally posted by philippe

'Mask': too pompous!! with sh*t orchestra synth arrengements.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 07 2004 at 01:07
We seem to have simultaneous, parallel threads going on. Has anyone done an experiment to see what different responses come from posting the same thread under different forum locations?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 08 2004 at 20:26
that's a great thread! I always liked Vangelis's stuff! richardh, have you heard l'Apocalypse des animaux? Very good for the year (1973) Full of keyboards! You should like it! Definitely Mask is my favorite one! Very powerful and religious. Vangelis is lik
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 09 2004 at 02:53

[QUOTE=greenback]that's a great thread! I always liked Vangelis's stuff! richardh, have you heard l'Apocalypse des animaux? Very good for the year (1973) Full of keyboards! You should like it! Definitely Mask is my favorite one! Very powerful and religi

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[QUOTE=greenback]that's a great thread! I always liked Vangelis's stuff! richardh, have you heard l'Apocalypse des animaux? Very good for the year (1973) Full of keyboards! You should like it! Definitely Mask is my favorite one! Very powerful and religi

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 10 2004 at 18:03
Well I liked the couple of tracks I heard with Jon and Vangelis, maybe it was just because of the voice, I don't know.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 13 2004 at 10:06

Hi all, my first post here... Personally I was pretty cautious for a while about investigating Vangelis at all because when I was younger, I knew that he did the Chariots of Fire theme and I didn't like that style at all [still don't]. However, after fi

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 03 2004 at 05:22

[QUOTE=James Lee]666 by Aphrodite's Child is a classic album. I can't be too down on a man who had a lot to do with that. So what if he ended up following a more Oldfield/ Jarre type of path...plenty of my favorite artists made 

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