The Eden Prophecy - Apocryphal Masters 2008

Published Friday 15th January 2010
The Eden Prophecy - Apocryphal Masters 2008
The Eden Prophecy - Apocryphal Masters 2008

STYLE: Rock
RATING 5 5 5 5 5
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 83593-16041
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RRP: £5.00

Reviewed by Stephen Luff

The Eden Prophecy is Paul Howarth and Damon Newman. This disc contains largely instrumental tracks originally featured on the discontinued albums 'Eulabes' and 'The Ascending Spirit' recorded between 2001- 2003 along with other tracks not previously released. The first three tracks are the previously unreleased ones, which stand out from the others simply as they sound like someone warming up and don't really go anywhere. "Eden" for example is very repetitive and becomes a little tedious. "Dark Planet" (from 'Eulabes') shows some experimentation but overall remains fairly simple in its delivery. However, the tracks from the 'Ascending Spirit' album offer the most in terms of variety, the best being "Arabian Journey" while "Seven Stars" provides some interesting playing. Overall, the CD has its moments, but guitar-driven instrumental albums have been done better elsewhere.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Intro [Listen]
2. Keep On Moving [Listen]
3. Eden [Listen]
4. Dark Planet [Listen]
5. City Of Dreams Part 1- Entrance [Listen]
6. City Of Dreams Part 2- Revalation [Listen]
7. Angelic Transformation [Listen]
8. Echo Chamber [Listen]
9. Arabian Journey [Listen]
10. Seven Stars [Listen]
11. The Ascending Spirit [Listen]

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