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    Posted: July 21 2011 at 09:26
From the band's website:

[07/19/2011]

Haken announce track titles for album 2!
Haken hope to release their 2nd album as an exclusive for those attending their performance at ProgPower USA in Atlanta on Saturday 17th September, with a general release planned for early October to be confirmed. Although the recording process is still underway, both band and label are confident that the cogs are turning at the right pace to make all this possible. For now, Haken proudly announce the track titles for their 2nd concept album, Visions.
1. Premonition
2. Nocturnal Conspiracy
3. Insomnia
4. The Mind's Eye
5. Portals
6. Shapeshifter
7. Deathless
8. Visions
Ross Jennings ensures: "We are confident this album will not disappoint fans of Aquarius. As well as pulling some signature stunts, we are also trying to raise the bar with our compositions, and as individual players..."
...Pure anticipation!

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Post Options Post Options   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2011 at 09:44
I've heard them play Nocturnal Conspiracy live, its better than anything on Aquarius so I have high hopes for this album.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote mp3killer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2011 at 13:16
Wow^^ Can't wait! Cool

Edited by mp3killer - July 21 2011 at 13:19
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Originally posted by m2thek

From the band's website:

[07/19/2011]

Haken announce track titles for album 2!
Haken hope to release their 2nd album as an exclusive for those attending their performance at ProgPower USA in Atlanta on Saturday 17th September, with a general release planned for early October to be confirmed. Although the recording process is still underway, both band and label are confident that the cogs are turning at the right pace to make all this possible. For now, Haken proudly announce the track titles for their 2nd concept album, Visions.
1. Premonition
2. Nocturnal Conspiracy
3. Insomnia
4. The Mind's Eye
5. Portals
6. Shapeshifter
7. Deathless
8. Visions
Ross Jennings ensures: "We are confident this album will not disappoint fans of Aquarius. As well as pulling some signature stunts, we are also trying to raise the bar with our compositions, and as individual players..."
...Pure anticipation!


Oh no, it's going to be a major w**kfest.



I quite enjoyed Aquarius, but I wish they didn't try to sound like Dream Theater.
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Sky Architect were way to quicky with their followup release and failed to impress me as much as on their debut. Haken's debut is good butfar from excellent, let's hope that they can reverse Sky Architect's progression for me!
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I loved Sky Architect's new album. LOL
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Originally posted by mp3killer

Wow^^ Can't wait! Cool

Admitedly it was an early version as I heard it at the start of April and it was still called Conspiracy then, but it was brilliant and I hope they havnt changed it much.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Rune2000 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2011 at 07:42
Originally posted by sleeper


Originally posted by mp3killer


Wow^^ Can't wait! Cool
Admitedly it was an early version as I heard it at the start of April and it was still called Conspiracy then, but it was brilliant and I hope they havnt changed it much.
I'm keeping my fingers crossed!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote LiquidEternity Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 27 2011 at 19:18
That's cool!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Drew Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 27 2011 at 19:22
Originally posted by m2thek

Album teaser =D


Also the album cover


mostly just the album cover. Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pulsefloyd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 01 2011 at 17:03
HAKEN - Visions - US Release date: 25th October 

Edited by pulsefloyd - August 03 2011 at 13:23
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would you prefer that their compositions were rubbish and that they couldn't play their instruments then?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Kyo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 07 2011 at 05:28
Judging from the quality of Nocturnal Conspiracy and Insomnia, which were played live at Night of the Prog in July, this should be really, really good:


1. Premonition - 4:10
2. Nocturnal Conspiracy - 13:08
3. Insomnia - 6:06
4. The Mind's Eye - 4:05
5. Portals - 5:27
6. Shapeshifter - 8:08
7. Deathless - 8:04
8. Visions - 22:25

The US release has been announced for October 25. If you want it earlier, you'll have to attend one of Haken's September live gigs, either at ProgPower USA in Atlanta or at the Generation Prog Festival in Nürnberg, Germany. Big smile

Oh yeah: In addition to the 22 minute title track, songs no. 4, 5 and 6 are connected, creating a ~18 minute suite. Big smile
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Kyo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 19 2011 at 13:38
Haken have released over six minutes of samples from the upcoming album today, sounds very promising! :)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/HAKEN/102787549743?sk=app_178091127385
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Post Options Post Options   Quote ClassicASV Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 21 2011 at 10:30
Haken released this video with some snippets of songs off of the new album:



I think it sounds fine, but I just can't get over how similar it sounds to Aquarius.  Of course, you expect the same band to sound like itself, but the structure of the songs seems to have no variety relative to its predecessor.  I hope I'm wrong and that these were poorly selected excerpts, but that was the overwhelming impression I got.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote TheRingshifter Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 21 2011 at 11:47
Sounds great to me! Some excellent stuff there!

Question though... how can you establish that the structures are too similar from exerts?
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