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The Sparrow

by Metaphor

Interesting and complex symphonic-style progressive rock, deep lyrical content, thought-provoking. See the reviews at www.metaphor.org.
Genre: Rock: Progressive Rock
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1. Inquisition
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2. Song From A Nearby Star
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3. Deus Vult
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4. Stella Maris
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5. Death In Eden
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6. Challallah Khaeri
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7. Garden Building
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8. Sick For What The Heart Wants
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9. Stranded
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10. Flower Harvest
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11. We Are Many And They Are Few
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12. Mother Night
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13. God Will Break Your Heart
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
San Francisco Bay Area-based Metaphor creates epic progressive rock and this, their 3rd CD, continues their pedigreed musical tradition. "The Sparrow" is marked by constant creativity, interesting and changing moods, alternating time signatures, quality musicianship, and a commitment to creating music of their own unique design.

Based on the best selling novel of the same name by Mary Doria Russel, "The Sparrow" tells the story of the first human mission to another inhabited planet - one which we became aware of after receiving deep-space signals that turned out to be otherworldy music. Drawn to this alien civilization, a Jesuit-funded mission is launched and successfully lands on the other planet. There, the story continues with unusual twists and turns, tragedy, beauty, crisis, and revelation...

Join in the journey with Metaphor's "The Sparrow." Read the reviews at www.metaphor.org.

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Lots of great reviews!


Go to www.metaphor.org/sparrow-reviews.html to read the reviews! Here are some quick quotes:

Gibralter Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock (USA)-
"A+...One of the best things I've heard this year. Essential!"

Jerry Lucky - Author of The Progressive Rock Files (USA)-
"Fans of their previous releases will love what the band has produced here..."

Prognaut (USA)-
" High recommendation for you symphonic prog lovers and one of my favorite releases of 2007! Get this now!"

Sea of Tranquility (USA)-
"Symphonic lovers take note and seek this one out...four stars!"

PROGGNOSIS (USA)-
"...complex and crafted, imposing change after change both in direction and mood..."

Radio MLWZ (Poland)-
"...far more interesting (and) stands out of the crowd of the other progressive rock albums which are released en masse."

Musik an Sich (Germany)-
"Highly recommended!"

Progwereld (The Netherlands) -
"...soaring vocal-oriented numbers regularly alternated with beautiful instrumental sections..."

Space Rock UK (UK) -
"...it's all complex structures and intricate rhythms in Metaphor world...4.5 stars!"
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