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2.12 | 13 ratings | 3 reviews | 8% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1982

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Also was soll aus mir werden (Schreier - Demmler) (6:15)
2. Der eine und der andere (Kurzhals - Demmler) (5:05)
3. Das Paar (Kurzhals - Demmler) (9:07)
4. Stundenschlag (Kurzhals - Werner Karma) (5:03)
5. In derselben Bahn (Kurzhals - Demmler) (3:02)
6. El Salvador (Rasym - Demmler) (4:52)
7. Leben möcht' ich (Schreier - Lash) (6:33)

Total time 39:57

Line-up / Musicians

- Martin Schreier / leader, vocals (7)
- Thomas Kurzhals / keyboards
- Michael Behm / drums, vocals (2)
- Reinhard Fißler / vocals
- Uwe Hassbecker / guitar, violin
- Peter Rasym / bass
- Lothar Kramer / keyboards (1, 7)
- Norbert Jäger / percussion (6)

Releases information

LP Amiga 856 959 (1982)

CD Buschfunk 4012831 80 113 (1993)

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STERN-COMBO MEISSEN (STERN MEISSEN) Stern Meissen - Stundenschlag ratings distribution

(13 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(8%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(8%)
Good, but non-essential (31%)
Collectors/fans only (38%)
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STERN-COMBO MEISSEN (STERN MEISSEN) Stern Meissen - Stundenschlag reviews

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Review by hdfisch
1 stars As for the other two records by this band I reviewed , I just can recommend anyone interested in REAL symph.prog to keep his/her hands off this one.It's really not even worth to give it one spin. It's nothing else than pop music and does not show one small hint for being progressive.Not worth 1 star really,sorry!!!

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3 stars "Stundenschlag" (translation: Hour Strike) represents the turning point that many prog bands faced in the 1980's -- a move away from the artistic (and sometimes bombastic) prog toward more commercial, radio-friendly rock. Think of Genesis "Abacab" or Yes "90215" or any of Asia's early albums. Tra ... (read more)

Report this review (#2269260) | Posted by wiz_d_kidd | Sunday, October 13, 2019 | Review Permanlink

3 stars It is very clear why "Stundenschlag" is not that popular in these quarters, as it marks a turning point of Stern Meissen to more radio friendly and straightforward songs and away from what we'd call the "progressive" style. Apparently, on the other side of the iron curtain, bands were not immune t ... (read more)

Report this review (#1786522) | Posted by Lewian | Sunday, September 24, 2017 | Review Permanlink

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