Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: World Music, New Age, Pop
This French quartet is billed as a Deep Forest from Brittany because of their crazy quilt of bagpipes, flutes, Celtic spirit, and contemporary dance beats. The concept is intriguing in theory, but too often the traditional... more »
This French quartet is billed as a Deep Forest from Brittany because of their crazy quilt of bagpipes, flutes, Celtic spirit, and contemporary dance beats. The concept is intriguing in theory, but too often the traditional strengths of the players are suffocated by electronic textures and progressive rock overkill--the lone English-language track, "Yesterday's Child," being a sorry case in point. --Jeff Bateman
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Name changed, style is the same
Artiom Lipatov | Russia | 08/14/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Here in Russia nobody knows this french bandÑmaybe I'm the only one. They're quite good in combining of celtic/electronic/brittany/artrock styles. Two years ago they changed name to Stone Age and produced one more album - Chronovoyagers or Time Travellers (amazon.com has japanese release with 2 bonus tracks). It's even more interesting than the Stone Edge. They also have very beautiful site...for a pity, French-language only."
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Artiom Lipatov | 01/15/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Stone Edge is an exceedingly wonderful group that incorporates beautiful Celtic folk music with western dance and electronica; similar to Deep Forest in many respects. One rarely finds better Celtic music than this."
Stone edge/stone age...what a great album
james havers | crawley, west sussex | 04/18/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I found this album circa 1996 filed under 'folk' in Virgin, Oxford Street, London! I bought it solely on the 'look' of the packaging as I suspected it would be something leaning towards a new age style (which I tend to be more 'into')...and I was more or less right! The combination of French vocal and traditional/modern instrumentation makes for an interesting listen. Fans of Deep Forest and maybe Mike Oldfield should like it. Just for the record, as far as I am aware the name Stone Edge was used for the US market (to avoid clashing with the group 'Queens Of The Stone Age'). My CD is called 'Stone Age' and has a different, overally beige cover with a large circular 'symbol' in the middle. If listeners think this is a good album, then you should definitely acquire the other two later CDs which are, in my opinion, even better than this. I have been reliably informed that a 4th album is apparently in production and hopefully should be available for sale in the not too distant future."