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SONG OF THE MARCHING CHILDREN

Earth And Fire

 

Symphonic Prog

4.07 | 184 ratings

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proggieman
4 stars Certainly one of their most progressive albums next to Atlantis and To the world of the future. This album is the second one and does not have anything to do with the other music they made which was pure rock. The title song ‚??‚??Song of the Marching Children‚?Ě is the musical image of the painting on the inner sleeve. Erik van der Weijden designed this inner sleeve. They used a light show with slides of this painting during the title track at live concerts. My favourite tracks are Ebtide, Storm and thunder (2 minutes longer than the single with a huge intro of organ play) and of course The song of the Marching Children (more than 18 minutes of Mellotron, acoustic guitar, the extraordinary voice of Jerney Kaagman and ending with the march. This album is recorded on 3 different locations (Soundpush Studios Blaricum) in The Netherlands and Dick Bakker, the present guest-director of the famous Metropool Orchestra, was one of the sound technicians. The voice of Jerney sounds perfect on the album, unfortunately in live performances her voice was often not that strong but she had a sex appeal appearance which made the band‚??s music very attractive and powerful.

https://youtu.be/jG6PUNpPuqk

proggieman | 4/5 |

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