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    Posted: November 12 2010 at 11:39
Which prog music you recommend me that is related to faeries and goblins?

I like Gryphon early albums, Malicorne and Faun. Also some stuff from Jethro Tull, Pete Sinfield's "The Piper". Also Tangerine Dream's "Legend". 

 I'd like to find more "faerie" music of this kind, but I don't dig New Age stuff. I'm looking for a more traditional / folk oriented music and atmospheric prog. Any thoughts?
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Queen II has a few Faerie related tracks on it, and is a fantastic album in general. If you're looking for folk/traditional stuff, you might want to check out Steeleye Span.
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Diana by Comus always reminds me of goblins or something
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The Battle of Evermore ...........it comes just before Stairway to Heaven on the album
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Zappa's "Goblin Girl."
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Faeries wear boots...Sabbath....all about how skinheads are fairys
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Thanks, I know all of these, great music btw! But I was thinking more of music that culturally and musically has to do with the faerie world or have a similar atmosphere, instead of any songs with lyrics that just mention faeries. Comus "Diane" it's a good one that i didn't know! 
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Not sure if this is what you're looking for, but Neige of Alcest has described his work as a musical adaptation of a "fairy land" he fantasized about as a child. His latest album  Écailles de Lune is definately worth checking out regardless of whether it fits the category of faerie related prog.
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Doesn't sound to me like "faerie land" at all but... oh, well...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cacha71 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 13 2010 at 03:30
You should try Noekk, in particular their album "The Water Sprite"
http://www.last.fm/group/Progressive+Folk
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I believe Bo Hannson might have something. Check out Greg Walker's website Synphonic Music. Also check and see if "The Enid" have any titles.
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 I'd suggest 'Faerie Symphony' by Tom Newman - very Oldfieldish, if that's your thing, and nicely atmospheric.

 Stretching the definition a bit, there's a nice ambitious piece called 'All in the golden afternoon' by a rock composer called Ian Neal - it's based in his reflections on the 'Alice' books, rather than traditional faerie lore.

 


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Aerie Faerie Nonsense by the Enid is rather good (symphonic prog)
but devoid of any tiny fictional beings I'm afraid Approve
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Comus would be a good idea, kind of dark whimsical stuff.
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help him Snowdog , don't ask him !!! you can get < suspiria > & < Profondo rosso > for Goblin , as intro . Stratosfear , Cyclone & Phoedra for Tangerine Dream /
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Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Are you a Troll?

i believe that your red rose is dead by now , take it easy on us Snowdog , and keep focusing on errors and nothing more even if you have 1000 reviews , 1 million stripes , be quiet , and turn your gold to stone ! i love the way you act ! you're like a virus on the forums of Progarchives ( Flat Man )
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oh, so that's who the flat people are.  Snowdog.
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Stop teasing Snowy, you lot. LOL
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How about the pot head pixies and radio gnomes of Gong?

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