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COLOSSEUM To Dig In Their German Memories

September 2, 2021

As the updated line-up of the legendary – with Nick Steed and Kim Nishikawara replacing Dave Greenslade, who retired from the band, and Barbara Thompson and GENTLE GIANT’s Malcolm Mortimore taking over the drums – are back on the road, … Continue reading

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JON ANDERSON – Animation

July 13, 2021

Polydor 1982 / Esoteric 2021 Vocal avatar of wondrous storytelling comfortably inhabits the age of plastic to sing dithyrambs to electronic digits. It may not seem like this from today’s perspective, yet “Animation” was a pivotal album in ‘s career. … Continue reading

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JON ANDERSON – Song Of Seven

January 2, 2021

Atlantic 1980 / Esoteric 2020 Going for the one, singer of affirmative spirituality finds swift wings of freedom in simple joie de vivre. Perhaps, nothing spelled the end of the ’70s more eloquently than ‘s second solo offering – an … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM’s BBC Tapes To Be Issued – The Tracklist Revealed

October 27, 2020

There’s a lot to be said about but what’s rarely mentioned is this ensemble’s intellectual foundation that, together with mind-boggling musicianship, was one of the reason they were able to improvise to an extent where none of the band’s concert … Continue reading

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COLOSSEUM: A Follow-Up To “Live” To See The Light Of Day

June 6, 2020

Almost half a century after its release, “Live” remains the best entry in the catalogue, having captured the British ensemble at the height of their flight. This album has seen a few digitized appearances over the years, an on Esoteric … Continue reading

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