Seven (CD/DVD)

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New edition of the band's second album features a remix by Rob Reed and remastered sound courtesy of Bob Katz (who called me to proclaim this "reference recording material"). There is a bonus DVD (NTSC - region 0) which features a 5.1 remix and video footage of Rob and Steve Reed in the studio as well as some Magenta official bootleg clips of Seven material.


Wonderful followup to their 2001 debut. "Seven" is a concept album based on the 7 deadly sins. So you get 7 tracks crammed into a 76 minute disc filled with stunning female vocals and a musical melange that recalls the salad days of prog bands. Genesis fans will trip out on this one! Highly recommended.

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Tue, 2010-06-08 09:56
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Those official bootleg clips amount to about 45 minutes, which is pretty substantial. Also, for those who aren't familiar with the album, the idea of an album based on the seven deadly sins might sound kind of a cheesy theme (that's what I thought when I first heard about the album). But the lyrics and themes are deeper than you might suspect, and the songs each provide a very different take on the seven deadly sins. In fact, it's a bit of a puzzle figuring out exactly how each sin actually fits into the lyrics, and the lyricist definitely does not tread the expected ground. I own the original release, which frankly sounded fine to me, but this seemed like such a nicely rounded out package I couldn't resist.
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Tue, 2010-06-08 09:56
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Those official bootleg clips amount to about 45 minutes, which is pretty substantial. Also, for those who aren't familiar with the album, the idea of an album based on the seven deadly sins might sound kind of a cheesy theme (that's what I thought when I first heard about the album). But the lyrics and themes are deeper than you might suspect, and the songs each provide a very different take on the seven deadly sins. In fact, it's a bit of a puzzle figuring out exactly how each sin actually fits into the lyrics, and the lyricist definitely does not tread the expected ground. I own the original release, which frankly sounded fine to me, but this seemed like such a nicely rounded out package I couldn't resist.
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