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2.60 | 10 ratings | 3 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 1980

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Wings Of Vision (3:50)
2. Sunset (2:57)

Total Time: 6:47

Line-up / Musicians

- Hannes Arkona / guitars
- Frank Bornemann / vocals, guitars
- Hannes Folberth / keyboards
- Klaus-Peter Matziol / bass, vocals
- Jim McGillivray / drums, percussion

Releases information

7'' EMI Electrola/Harvest (1980 Germany)

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ELOY Wings Of Vision / Sunset ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(20%)
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Review by Rivertree
2 stars This is a 7'' inch vinyl which was released to promote their extended german tour in 1980. ELOY's label wanted to advance the idea to produce a radio friendly song especially for this occasion and the band agreed after being sceptical first.

But Wings Of Vision is polished, worthless, sounding like a soft ballad and doesn't really represent ELOY's musical skills. And so this track didn't get the anticipated attention afterwards. Sunset is the last song taken from the album 'Colours' which was released the same year with acoustic guitar and nice synth additions - an atmospheric one which works better.

By musical standards nothing to get excited about - but for collectors a very rare gem anyhow.

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4 stars This 1980 single is a bit different from what you expect out of Eloy. "Wings of Vision" is an obvious attempt at sounding just like Duke-era Genesis, which happen to come out roughly the same time. It's really funny to hear Frank Bornemann attempt to sing like Phil Collins, but in the end still s ... (read more)

Report this review (#1633791) | Posted by Progfan97402 | Friday, October 21, 2016 | Review Permanlink

2 stars A single release from Eloy put out in 1980. This contains "Wings of Vison" and "Sunset". Nothing too groundbreaking or really proggy is here but it's pretty good music in a kind of Alan Parsons Project way. Collectors of the this band might want this but no one else needs it. Stick to the older 70's ... (read more)

Report this review (#730743) | Posted by mohaveman | Monday, April 16, 2012 | Review Permanlink

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