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Gong - Shamal (Cassette, Album)

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  1. SHAMAL (originally Virgin V) released in was the first post-Daevid Allen GONG album. Formed by Australian expat Allen in , the group, who had the usual revolving cast of members, grew into a formidable and influential progressive-rock juggernaut by the time they signed to Virgin Records in /5(19).
  2. This song sums up the entire album very effectively and really get's the album going after the easier and moodier opening track. The rest of the album is less focused and tends to drag after a while but ends on a high note with the excellent funk breakdowns of "Shamal", the albums .
  3. Gong's debut album, Magick Brother featured a psychedelic pop sound. By the following year, the second album, Camembert Electrique, featured the more psychedelic rock/space rock sound with which they would be most associated. Between and , Gong released their best known work, the allegorical Radio Gnome Invisible trilogy, describing the adventures of Zero the Hero, the Good Witch.

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