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Visitors

Vinyl Record

$25.98
VISITORS Vinyl Record

Visitors

Vinyl Record

$25.98

Product Details

Vinyl LP repressing. First time vinyl reissue of 1974 doom-laden psyched-out progressive rarity from the fertile mind of French producer/composer/genius Jean-Pierre Massiera. Color insert includes The Visitors story plus an interview with Jean-Pierre. In 1974, he recruited a group of nineteen musicians to record his latest compositions. Massiera had been impressed by violin-fronted jazz-rock acts such as the Mahavishnu Orchestra and Jean-Luc Ponty. He decided that his new psychedelic nightmare should be a concept album on the theme of extra-terrestrial contact. It is a truly startling mix of prog, psych, fusion and zeuhl elements, with complex arrangements and grandiose vocals. Massiera kept the basics: keyboards (Hammond organ and mini-Moog), guitar, and rhythm section. That said, he also insisted on a type of vocal polyphony, with voices singing in unison or performing call-and-response echo effects in the style of Vanilla Fudge. The Visitors album which resulted from this musical alchemy is a dark and doom-laden psyched-out masterpiece: other-worldly, with outer space violins, burning guitar leads, layers of lysergic organ, and twisted choral voices creeping up on you from behind the shadows. It's hardly surprising that it has attained cult status around the world!

Track List
  1. Dies Irae
  2. L'Extra-Aventure De Villas-Boas
  3. Terre-Larbour
  4. Flatwoods Story
  5. Nous
  6. Visitors
  7. Le Retour Des Dieux


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
VISITORS Vinyl Record

Visitors

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