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Live in Paris: Bataclan 1973
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Live in Paris: Bataclan 1973
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, New Age, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
 

      
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All Artists: Gong
Title: Live in Paris: Bataclan 1973
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Wagram Records
Release Date: 5/15/2001
Album Type: Live
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
UPC: 3383008900259
 

CD Reviews

Gong - 'Live In Paris:Bataclan 1973' (New Rose)
Mike Reed | USA | 11/25/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Took me awhile to locate a copy of this CD,but well worth it.Even had it 'on special order' at a record store for two years(you read that right).'Live In...' was recorded in May,1973 at a venue called the Salle Bataclan in Paris.At least as good as their 'Floating Anarchy' disc(see my review).Includes the band's one-time 'Radio Gnome Trilogy' configuration of Allen,Smyth,Hillage,Malherbe,Moerlen,Blake and Howlett.When your hear this CD,you'll see that all seven members are pulling their own rather well.A total of eleven tracks with a running time of 76:48 is almost certain to give some Gong fans a natural high.The tunes that I dug the most were the seventeen-minute opener "Dynamite,I Am Your Animal","You Can't Kill Me",Didier Malherbe's flute-laced gem "Flute Salad","Flying Teapot"(hear the King Crimson influence)and "Wet Drum Sandwich".Comes with a 20-page booklet that has mostly French text as well as cover art by founder Daevid Allen.A truly great cosmic rock title to add to your music collection.Recommended."