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SECRETS OF ASTROLOGY

Lana Lane

 

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3.74 | 17 ratings

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b_olariu
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4 stars Secrets of astrology is fifth studio album of this excellent female singer Lana Lane, released in 2000 and is by far my fav album from her and one of my fav albums in general. Here almost went perfect, she improve her song writting with more catchy arrangements and what is more important she gives a far more consistency to up tempo passages. Again a excellent cover art and the music is far more superior then on Queen of the ocean. Some spectacular moments like on Secrets of Astrology , great piece where her voice combined with great keyboards skills of her husband Erik Norlander and with nice crunchy guitars of David Victor gives a very special atmosphere. Another highlight for me is The Bell , this tune is freaking amazing, really, her voice shines like on no other pieces, is mellow but damn consistent and catchy and aswell the lyrics are very very good, I'm impressed. Under the Sun and more up tempo Speed of Sound are aswell solid as hell. Aswell not to forget the both Astrology Suites are very fine intresting progressive rock pieces with a touch of metal. Very fine musicianship here, featuring on keyboards the omnipresent Erik Norlander, we have Arjen Anthony Lucassen on Tarot on keyboards and guitar and the drumer from dutch death metal band Gorefest - Ed Warby who done a very serious job here integrating perfect in the sound and all. So, a very fine album to my ears, always listen with pleasure since I've got it more then 10 years ago, really love it from beggining to end, 4 stars easy, recommended for fans of symphonic prog metal with some rockeir moments here and there.
b_olariu | 4/5 |

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