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VOICES

Vangelis

 

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3.81 | 89 ratings

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Chris S
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3 stars This has a truly distinct sound and cannot be dismissed as mere Vangelis " New Age Filler" It builds on thematic structures most often punctuated by Voice hence the conceptual topic.Voice can distinguish between retoric and failure and Vangelis knows this building audio sculptures from the " siren" like calls of his voicelike angels to beautiful climaxes as the voices remind us of repetition ebbing in and out, back and forth. Nostalgic reminders of subliminal wonders. Vangelis is seducing with Voices and succeeds very well in his missive. The opener is almost majestic in its choral stamp of prescence, demanding an audience but supportive in nature, nurturing as ever.The vocal tracks always come off best and " ask the mountains' and " come to me" endorse the point of communication and security, almost protective by nature." Losing Sleep" is also equally as beautiful and I can't help wondering why this album has not conjured up more opinions from fellow progressive enthusiasts. A rare treat and thoroughly solid. Three and a half stars.
Chris S | 3/5 |

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