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Downwind (24bt) (Mlps)
Gong
Downwind (24bt) (Mlps)
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, New Age, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
 
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BMG. 1992.

      
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All Artists: Gong
Title: Downwind (24bt) (Mlps)
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Bmg Japan
Original Release Date: 1/1/2006
Re-Release Date: 11/6/2006
Album Type: Import, Limited Edition, Original recording remastered
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, New Age, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
Styles: Electronica, Progressive, Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1

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BMG. 1992.

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loteq | Regensburg | 03/08/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"1979's "Downwind" sees this band taking another step forward into a more accessible and melodic sound. Overall, this album is slightly more rock-influenced and less jazzy than its predecessors, featuring guest stars like Mike Oldfield, Mick Taylor, and Steve Winwood. Fans of Oldfield's "Ommadawn" and "Incantations" will particularly love the new age rock of the 12 1/2-minute title track, and "Xtasea". The catchy "Aeroplane", the cover version of Santana's "Jin-go-lo-ba" with its tuneful percussions, and "What you know" pave the way for Gong's more pop-oriented efforts in the '80s. The dreamy vibraphone/violin duetto of "Emotions" is another highlight. "Downwind" is a record made by virtuos musicians, but it is never formless or devoid of good melody integrity. Recommended in any case, this is one of Gong's best albums."
PIERRE MOERLENs MASTERPIECE
K. Prousalis | drama GREECE | 06/01/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"DOWNWIND AND TIME IS THE KEY ARE MOERLENs best efforts and certainly must have albums for all those who appreciate real music.PIERRE WAS ONE OF THE FINEST AND MOST INNOVATIVE DRUMMERS EVER EXISTED .A WORLD CLASS VIRTUOSO BELONGING NOW TO THE PANTHEON OF THE BEST DRUMMERS WORLDWIDE .Jazz rock ,or jazz fusion if you prefer at its best."
Gong downwind cd
Bassmaster | Chicago, Ill. | 03/12/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This was a hard to find import. I received the cd in 2-weeks which was very quick under the circumstances. I am pleased."