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    Posted: April 22 2014 at 01:40
 

Crippled Black Phoenix: White Light Generator (UK-2014).
Super post/alternative/progressive rock. (18/20)
http://www.progarchives.com/album.asp?id=44605
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asePpcjl8Gs



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Another gem from their discography: No Sadness Or Farewell (2012) - (18/20) Clap




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2014 at 13:18
Decent band but I like you namesake band Phideaux better.
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CBP is quickly turning into one of my favourite bands. A great mixture between doom and psych influences.

By the way, they're on tour in Europe right now!


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In 2013, I discovered CBP with the fantastic double CD (Mankind) The Crafty Ape (2012).  (18/20)




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Toaster Mantis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 13 2014 at 10:52
Heard an album of theirs and found it okay, though nowhere as heavy as their name and several members' past careers had led me to expect.
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(Mankind) The Crafty Ape is their best album IMO. It has a floydian atmosphere and heavy sound - it's a nice combination.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote PhideauxFan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 07 2014 at 01:59


Se Delan: The Fall (UK/Sweden-2014).
It is a duo between Justin Greaves (Crippled Black Phoenix) and the singer Belinda Kordic. (17/20).
http://www.kscopemusic.com/2013/12/11/se-delan-sign-kscope-debut-album-fall-released-spring-2014/


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^Just lately aware of this band's work but beneath the Steve Wilson sense of gloom I feel a heavy Floyd undertone. Am I even close?
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I love the CBP sound; thick, heavy and emotive. (Mankind) The Crafty Ape is pretty floydian, it's CBP most 'classic prog' album, but it's not derivative. Its a good album, though I have not idea why I, Vigilante is the lowest rated on PA except the debut!
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I heard 'Human Nature Dictates the Downfall of Humans' a few months back and needed to explore the albums!
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