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    Posted: April 03 2012 at 12:08
I searched for an appreciation thread and got the response "no soup for you".   So here one is.   A thread for us to talk about all things Gazpacho.  I am listening to March of Ghosts for the first time and so far so good.  They are quickly becoming one of my favorite modern bands.  What say you?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 03 2012 at 12:16
March of Ghosts is next on my purchase list. I regard Night & Missa Atropas as being amongst the finest modern prog releases from anywhere in the world.

Although there is a clear, and understandable, modern Marillion influence (which attracted me in the first place), they use that influence in a clever and sophisticated manner in order to create something utterly unique.

Great band.


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I love Night and Tick Tock, have both the live albums (both are definitely enjoyable although I think London just a bit more so). Missa Atropos did not do as much for me as Night or Tick Tock, so I went into my first listen of March of Ghosts today with a bit of fear it too might disappoint - but first impression was that it was of higher quality.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote colorofmoney91 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 03 2012 at 22:09
I've heard Night, Tick Tock, March of Ghosts, and some of their songs from their earlier albums I think they're all fantastic. Definitely one of the modern prog bands whom I always look forward to new releases from.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote timothy leary Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 04 2012 at 09:55
Bravo and Firebird are also quite good and Night is the only progressive rock album the Mrs. likes, maybe more so than Yanni.LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Guitar Noir Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 07 2012 at 17:43
Missa Atropas is one of the better prog cds that I have heard in the last few years, sort of an H era Marillion mixed with Hello Computer era Radiohead.  Tick TOck is good, but no where near as good as Missa Atropas, to my ears.  March Of Ghosts and London are next on my list to purchase from the band.
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I remember really liking Night, I need to explore more of their stuff.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote JS19 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2012 at 15:20
So did anyone see them a week and a half ago in London? Because I did Big smile ... And I now have a signed Night CD (smug look).

It was a bit sad that I must have been the youngest person there though....




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2012 at 12:44
March Of Ghosts on now for first listen, and damn good first impressions as wellClap


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My favorite Gazpacho song is "Ghost" off one of their earlier albums.  Embarrassed
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2012 at 13:16
Originally posted by Epignosis Epignosis wrote:

My favorite Gazpacho song is "Ghost" off one of their earlier albums.  Embarrassed

It's a good track from a good debut album (Bravo), and showed massive promise which I think has been more than fulfilled.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Warthur Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 10 2012 at 17:25
Re-listened to Night earlier and was, once again, very impressed. I've written a review of it but in brief I'm really impressed with the way they use those recurring rhythms in the album to tie the whole thing together.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote spknoevl Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 11 2012 at 07:46
I"d never heard of Gazpacho before joining this forum.  Just downloaded Night yesterday and while it didn't blow me away on the first listen, I get the impression it's one of those recordings that grows on you over time.
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