Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Angipatch - Vie CD (album) cover

VIE

Angipatch

 

Symphonic Prog

3.51 | 11 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

apps79
Special Collaborator
Honorary Collaborator
3 stars (Note:for those who detect similarities with the band's bio,notice that the original text was written for a - today shut down -reviews' blog I had sometime ago)

Not much are known about this cult progressive rock band from France.The band came from Lyon and had been active since the 70's,as reportedly they had released a short-LP entitled ''Reves/Terre des vilains'' in 1976.Their official debut was published in 1981 under the title ''Vie''.ANGIPATCH's style have been compared to ANGE and MONA LISA,that means a keyboard-driven theatrical Symphonic Rock with emphasis on poetic vocal lines.But,while ANGE had chosen the commercial path around the same time,the musicianship of ANGIPATCH is still rooted in the 70's despite the heavy use of synthesizers.Their sound is a mix of synthesizers-based Symphonic Progressive Rock with New Qave/Synth-Pop music and poetic/lyrical rock.Balanced between the pop attack of early 80's and the sophisticated sound of the 70's Symphonic Rock movement,''Vie'' is a very interesting album and ANGIPATCH were a band,who didn't sell themselves to the time's music industry.A rare album with a delicate sound!

apps79 | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this ANGIPATCH review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives