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    Posted: February 16 2011 at 10:05
Recently, I have been listening  to a bunch of harmonium and have really been loving them. Just a few minutes ago I was doing some research on them and saw that Harmonium's album L'Heptade has sold over 200,000 copies in Canada alone making it one of Canada's highest selling albums.

I thought this was very interesting but did anyone else know that Harmonium was actually popular at one time?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Junges Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 16 2011 at 11:29
I didn't know they were (or are) popular at all. Their three albums are fantastic.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Prog Geo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 16 2011 at 11:39
That's fantastic!I didn't know it.It deserves it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote let prog reign Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 16 2011 at 11:58
Did I mention that the album at the time was the most expensive to make in Quebec history? 90,000$!
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I love this band.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rdtprog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 16 2011 at 15:44
Great band!Tthey were popular in the 70's in Quebec and now are  discover by the big prog lover. They started in a more folk oriented sound but became more progressive with the second album. I think it's one if not  the best band in that region.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cannon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 16 2011 at 18:28
They were fairly popular in Canada back in the day. The Quebec prog scene was big in the mid/late '70's with other great bands like Maneige, Sloche, Pollen, etc. Harmonium probably had the most success.
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Man, I wish I was a teenage Quebecian in the 70's... It would be awesome listening to them on a warm July summer.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 16 2011 at 20:40
Love this band too. Histoires Sans Paroles must be one of the most beautiful songs I've heard.
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What a wonderful band!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote let prog reign Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 26 2011 at 14:42
Yeah, great band. oh and welcome to the Archives! ^
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