Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Banco de Gaia|
Big Men Cry
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Pop
"Impossible to classify, but think Royksopp, Zero 7... The Orb, Pink Floyd and 'Papua New Guinea' -era Future Sound Of London as markers. Even then you're only scratching the surface."- Muzik (UK) "Banco de Gaia will giv... more »
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"Impossible to classify, but think Royksopp, Zero 7... The Orb, Pink Floyd and 'Papua New Guinea' -era Future Sound Of London as markers. Even then you're only scratching the surface."- Muzik (UK) "Banco de Gaia will give those duking it out for a piece of the electronica sales pie a reason to sweat with Big Men Cry. "Celestine" features the sax work of Dick Parry, whose solos can be heard on Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon"- Billboard
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