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3.49 | 93 ratings

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3 stars I have always considered this record as an introduction, a prelude to the "Chariots of fire" album and the subsequent ones. Indeed, it has a bit the same character as those albums: anthemic & floating songs; smooth, relaxing & nostalgic bits; very catchy airs. However, the recording here is a bit less flamboyant than Vangelis' best sounding albums of the 80's.

"Opera Sauvage" is not very well known, but it deserves attention. The tracks consist in beautiful New Age music, being not linear nor monotonic. This album was probably the first one to be more accessible to a broader public, and it clearly introduces the typical modern sound of the Vangelis of the 80's.

Rating: 3.5 stars

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