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Seikilos
Corvus Corax
Seikilos
Genres: Pop, Rock, Metal
 
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The name of this album was inspired by the column marking the grave site of Seikilos, featuring a worthy inscription interlaced with notes and lyrics from some of the oldest songs originated from Europe. Among the 12 new t...  more »

     
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All Artists: Corvus Corax
Title: Seikilos
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Noir
Original Release Date: 5/8/2007
Release Date: 5/8/2007
Genres: Pop, Rock, Metal
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Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 687132051720, 5099715715823

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Album Description
The name of this album was inspired by the column marking the grave site of Seikilos, featuring a worthy inscription interlaced with notes and lyrics from some of the oldest songs originated from Europe. Among the 12 new titles, are the Chinese Emperor's March 'Chou Chou Sheng', 'Aia', an old Germanic minstrel saying from the 9th century, and 'Ballade de Mercy' from François Villon. Contains historical songs and dances dating back nearly 2500 years.
 

CD Reviews

More Melodic Than Most
E. Jones | Illinois | 04/25/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"For Corvus Corax, this album is very melody-driven. It's much more 'musical' than their usual heavily rhythmic, almost tribal, sound.
Yet another great album from this fine, talented and unusual group!"