CD review ECHOES ‘Live From the Dark Side’ (edited)

(*/10) Oliver Hartmann, guitarist and singer known from bands like Avantasia, started one of the most successful Pink Floyd Tribute bands. The first release of this project was the ‘Barefoot to the Moon’ album from 2015 an album that even entered the German charts.

Motivated by such a positive reaction next steps were taken. Hartmann and Echoes played live shows over the past years of which one took place at ‘Rock of Ages’ festival 2018. The live show was captured and will be available in various formats in mid-March. ‘Live From the Dark Side’ is the title of this impressive release that pays tribute to one of the most influential rock bands ever. Supported  by guest appearances of Midge Ure (Ultrafox), Michael Sadler (Saga) and Geoff Tate each of the twenty songs on this release is an excellent homage to Pink Floyd.

‘Live From the Dark Side’, that’s more than two hours of excellent music. Fans of fabulous rock music should consider this album as number one on the shopping list.

(*/10)

Tracklist:

  1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (I-V)
  2. One Of These Days
  3. Learning To Fly
  4. Wish You Were Here Strings
  5. Welcome to the Machine feat. Geoff Tate
  6. Have a Cigar
  7. Time / Breathe (Reprise)
  8. The Great Gig in the Sky
  9.  High Hopes Strings feat. Claude Leonetti
  10. In The Flesh
  11. Another Brick in the Wall (Part I)
  12. Happiest Days of Our Lives
  13. Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)
  14. Young Lust
  15. Hey You Strings feat. Midge Ure
  16. Nobody Home
  17. Sheep
  18. Comfortably Numb feat. Michael Sadler
  19. Money
  20. Run Like Hell feat. all guests

Label: Pride & Joy Music

Genre: Rock

Release Date EU: March 15th, 2019

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