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    Posted: July 14 2009 at 23:25
Top 5 prog bands with female lead singer
 
There were not many in the 70s except perhaps Curved Air, Renaissance and Mostly Autumn. But these days there is the new wave of female Goth opera style singers with symponic metal bands such as Epica, Nightwish and After Forever. Lately other bands with female singers include Blood Ceremony, Panic Room and Karnataka with Anne-Marie Helder and Rachel Jones. There are heaps of others.
 
My list is as follows:
 
  1. Mostly Autumn - Heather Findlay
  2. Epica - Simone Simons
  3. Renaissance - Annie Haslam
  4. Curved Air - Sonja Kristina
  5. Nightwish - Tarja
 
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 14 2009 at 23:44
  1. Annie Haslam: Renaissance
  2. Christina Murphy Booth: Magenta
  3. Katherine Blake: Miranda Sex Garden
  4. Megumi Tokuhisa: Teru's Symphonia
  5. Agnieszka Swita: Caamora

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1. Susie Bogdanowicz-Glass Hammer

2. MoÔka-Arrakeen
3. Anna Batko-Albion
4. Christina Murphy-Booth-Magenta
5. Agnieszka Swita-Caamora
5. Anneke van Giersbergen-(former) The Gathering
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 01:39
1 .Mostly Autumn - Heather Findlay
2  Kate Bush
3 Magenta -  Christina
4 Mastermind -Lisa Bouchelle
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5  Kaipa - Aleena


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 13:29
[QUOTE=AtomicCrimsonRush]Top 5 prog bands with female lead singer
 
There were not many in the 70s except perhaps Curved Air, Renaissance and Mostly Autumn.

 
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Blimey, I know Findlay and Josh look a bit under the weather sometimes, but a 70's band?Confused

Mine definitely include the brand new Mostly Autumn, Magenta, Curved Air, The Reasoning, and a non prog band Fleetwood Mac, because I have always adored Christine McVie's voice.




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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 13:56
Off the top of my head:
The Reasoning - Rachel Jones
Pure Reason Revolution - Chloe Alper
Curved Air - Sonja Kristina
Renaissance - Annie Haslam
Kate Bush - Kate Bush (yeah, prog related isn't prog, sue me Tongue)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 14:05
Bacamarte
Dead Can Dance
Pentangle
Aghora
IZZ
 
just a few that came to mind
 
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Maybe cookies coming out of the oven???

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 14:28
1) Frumpy with Inga Rumpf. Incredible voice, but not for those who like female vocals to be sweet and innocent. Inga shouts and really rocks.
2) Art Bears with Dagmar Krause. Many don't like Dagmar Krause; I do.
3) Curved Air with Sonja Kristina.
4) Catapilla with Anna Meek. Another shouter!
5) The Red Masque with Lynette Shelley. Yeah, you guessed it, a shouter.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 15:23
Originally posted by BaldFriede


2) Art Bears with Dagmar Krause. Many don't like Dagmar Krause; I do.
Me too Clap (and with Slapp Happy/Henry Cow)
 
Aside fron the #1, My list would probably include many bands already mentioned, but here a few more:
 
1. Hilary Palmer - Secret Green
2. Becki Clark - Season's End
3. Sandra Schleret & Martina Hornbacher  - Dreams Of Sanity
4. Evelyn Downing - Mermaid Kiss 
5. Renate Knaup - Amon DŁŁl II
 
 
/edit - 0. Jane Relf - Renaissance Thumbs Up


Edited by Dean - July 15 2009 at 15:25


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 15:27
These are the only bands I could think of that I listen to regularly that have female vocals:
 
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Magenta
Kaipa
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 15:31
How about top 20?

1-     Heather Findlay- Mostly Autumn

2-     Rachel Jones- Karnataka, the Reasoning

3-     Christina Booth- Magenta

4-     Silvia Erichsen- White Willow

5-     Anna Jenssen- Shine Dion

6-     Candice Night- Blackmoreís Night

7-     Astrid Van der Veen- Ambeon

8-     Mae McKenna- Bainbridge, Camel

9-     Joanne Hogg- Iona

10- Simona Rigano- Conqueror

11- Sonja Kristina- Curved Air

12- Annie Haslam- Renaissance, Haslam

13- Lisa Gerrard- Dead Can Dance

14- Margriet Boosma- Flamborough Head

15- Jane Relf- Illusion, Renaissance

16- Emilia Derkowska- Quidam

17- Maggie Reilly- Oldfield, Reilly

18- Barbara Gaskin- Stewart/Gaskin

19- Robin -Strawberry Fields

20- Karolina Struzycka - Nemezis

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 16:22
Originally posted by progrules

1. Susie Bogdanowicz-Glass Hammer


Yes sir! Three great ladies in that group!  Susie's a doll. Embarrassed  My favorite female vox in prog.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 16:40
Lots of good singers listed.  There is a band that played Rosfest and is playing Calprog this year form England who has a female lead called Touchstone.  Will let you know after I see them . Of course my all time favorite is Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick.
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 17:30
My top five prog female singers of all time:

1) Annie Haslam (Renaissance)
2) Tarja Turunen (ex Nightwish)
3)  Emila Derkowska (ex Quidam)
4) Katarzyna Subkowiez-Malec  (Albion)
5) T‚nia Braz (Arion)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 17:40
1. Magenta
2 †Renaissance
3. Touichstone


And which Prog band does Kate Bush sing for?




Edited by Snow Dog - July 15 2009 at 17:43
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 17:55
^ are the Utah Saints prog?


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 17:56
Who are THe Utah Saints?
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If you cannot be wise, pretend to be someone who is wise and then just behave like they would - Neil Gaiman
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 17:58
No...they're not.LOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 15 2009 at 18:47
Renaissance
Curved Air
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