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ALUX NAHUAL

Alux Nahual

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4.04 | 12 ratings | 3 reviews | 8% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1981

Songs / Tracks Listing


1. Cola de Golondrina (3:59)
2. A Ti (4:06)
3. Un Poco De Paz (3:20)
4. Un Minuto De Ilusión (7:20)
5. La Fábula Del Grillo Y El Mar (5:58)
6. Posada (4:07)
7. Hombres De Maíz (7:23)

Total Time 36:17

Line-up / Musicians


- Álvaro Aguilar / Lead & Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Acoustic Guitar
- Plubio Aguilar / Bass Guitar, Lead & Backing Vocals
- Ranferí Aguilar / Electric Guitar, Lead & Backing Vocals
- Orlando Aguilar / Drums, Percussion
- Paulo Alvarado / Violoncello, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
- Jack Schuster / Violin


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ALUX NAHUAL Alux Nahual ratings distribution


4.04
(12 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(8%)
8%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
33%
Good, but non-essential (50%)
50%
Collectors/fans only (8%)
8%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

ALUX NAHUAL Alux Nahual reviews


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Review by jampa17
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4 stars This is a great album. It shows quite well the origins of this emblematic band. Is heavly oriented to the symphonic elements, with a lot of violin solos and usuall unisons between guitars, bass and cello. It's a very interesting album for people who likes to dive into a fresh atmosphere, music with sense and soul without a doubt. The first track, "Cola de Golondrina" is one great effort, mixing folk-fussion elements with symphonic and regular rock phrases. Great instrumental song. Other two standout tracks are "Un minuto de Ilusión" and "Posada". Both, nearly instrumental, 'cause the lyrics are quite short and give just what the song requieres to have an idea of the subject. Posada, speccially brings some interesting concept 'cause is based on a traditional phrase played in the Christmas hollidays with turtle percussion. The songs follows with guitar and violin solos. Maybe the best song of the album is the last one, "Hombres de Maíz", a seven minute song with a lot of symphonic parts. A very thoughtfull song that talks about the social life in Latin America. Great album, way above the average of the most latin rock, well written and with a lot of soul a meaning trhough the whole piece...

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5 stars It's surprising that, even when I'm from Guatemala, Alux Nahual is a very recent discovery for me. I knew about this band only from their greatest hits compilation "Leyenda" and thought they were a very good rock band. A couple of tunes drew my attention because of their proginess, specially "Homb ... (read more)

Report this review (#142162) | Posted by RaúlGuate | Thursday, October 4, 2007 | Review Permanlink

4 stars First review of the first album of the first Guatemalan band in PA! Well, Alux Nahual (that's Spirit of the Goblin in mayan language) made their debut in 1981 and quickly became one of the most succesfull bands in the country. Their unique musical style completely separated them from the rest of t ... (read more)

Report this review (#142158) | Posted by Hans | Thursday, October 4, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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