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Gösta Berlings Saga, Sweden



News: Their 4th album Sersophane was released at the tail end of 2016, and has garnered excellent reviews to date.


Location: Stockholm

Overview: On their first couple of outings, Gösta Berlings Saga could be considered the perfect modern Swedish progressive rock band. They look inward towards their own country for melodic inspiration, rather than the UK/US style of groups like The Flower Kings. Recently the band has moved into Post rock / avant prog areas, which moves a bit outside of my enthusiastic zone. I haven't heard their latest, but I'm very tempted to try it anyway.

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  1. I may be a fan of mid-Crimson period, the early post-rock scene, repetitive noise rock and avant stuff, but "Glue Works" was a disappointment for me as well. Not a bad resord per se, but it's always this in-comparison-to-their-previous state that will hold this album in the shade.

    Not an auto-buy for me anymore, as well.

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