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Old 16 Jul 2017, 21:31   #1401
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I think i have to make a review soon


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Old 21 Jul 2017, 23:55   #1402
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11 Review at my website japprecie

Hello dear Alphavillians,

You may have a look at my review/complete card at my website japprecie. Here is the direct link: http://japprecie.raidghost.com/en/al...ange-attractor
(This is the English version; there is a French version too.)

Hope you like it!
Feel free to react (agree/disagree/something else)... and share!

Good night.
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Old 22 Jul 2017, 10:00   #1403
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Did Marian have "State of Dreams" on his mind when composing Enigma? The verses in State of Dreams sounds like when he sings in Enigma "This is what I've been searching for / Trying to break through that blackhole door"
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Old 29 Jul 2017, 09:16   #1404
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As I see here, many of the fans would not like to realize that the name Alphaville does not cover all of Marian Gold's musical career. It is not enough to speak of Alphaville albums only, and leave out of sight his solo work as well as part of that career.

I mean, after many years, I have listened again to Marian's whole work of music spanning from So Long Celeste era to Crazyshow era (that is early 1990s to early 2000s), and there is nothing comparable to this period in his life in terms of creativeness, originality and high level of music, including the material which has only been released on Dreamscapes. These are, all in all, some 65-70 songs.

With this achievement in view, I can only say that the recent albums, Strange Attractor and Catching Rays On Giant do not even seem to come close to any of his previous works in fineness, deepness, and quality.

The question, therefore, is rather, can an artist lose much of his force of creativity with the advance of time? I am afraid that this is the case.

Only such songs as Tempelhof and London Sky seem to be evidence in the opposite direction.
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