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Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.04 | 92 ratings

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5 stars 4.5/5.0

This is my favorite Maneige album. Maneige is not an easy group to listen to at first if you are not used to xylophones and other less commons instruments. But it is worth it to give it a try if you like Canterbury music and percussions, along with a jazzy touch.

Althought the musical structure does not seem at first to be progressive (shorts songs) all the songs go along very well one with each other, so the whole album creates a very interesting and rich climax. This is an album a bit like "The Snow Goose" by Camel; you have to listen to it from the beginning to the end, and not just one song in particular to really appreciate the beauty of the music.

This is a very organic music with some new-age influences and what I would call post- modern conceptions. Very refreshing, yet not that complicated technically. A very very good album!

belz | 5/5 |


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