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OMEGA RED STAR: FROM HUNGARY

Omega

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.08 | 23 ratings

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snobb
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3 stars Very early Hungarian supergroup Omega's release - released in UK under the name " Omega Red Star". One of the very first Eastern European bands release in Western Europe, with English lyrics.

Unhappily I never saw Omega playing life till now! Somewhere in early 90-s I saw Gabor Pressner, their composer and multi-instrumentalist, who became a serious music composer at that time, when he bring his modern ballet to Vilnius Opera. And these early beat, psychedelic and rock roots were all very feel-able in his music.

There on this release Omega's fan can enjoy they roots - beat-based early psychedelia, some hard rock, strongly mixed with Hungarian folklore. It's still far not that music with bring fame to this band. But melodic and folksy moments with strong vocals are really enjoyable there.

Late 00's CD re-release has quite good clear sound and nice mixing.

snobb | 3/5 |

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