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Exclusive Raja — Insubmersible
(Musea MP 3024.AR, 1996, CD)

by Henry Schneider, Published 1996-08-01

Insubmersible Cover art

Insubmersible is Exclusive Raja's second album and is a step onward from their debut, Off the Map, of three years ago. This eclectic band shows musical influences of such disparate artists as King Crimson, Soft Machine, Anthony Phillips, and Camel. On their first album they honored the Beatles and on Insubmersible they cover Bob Dylan's "Pledgin' My Time," which also happens to be a live recording. With their dual guitars, rhythm section, keyboards, and saxophones, Exclusive Raja weaves an intricate tapestry of 12 original pieces. And I'm still amazed that Musea released this on their Parallele label which is intended for "difficult" music. Again another excellent release from Musea.

Filed under: New releases, Issue 10, 1996 releases

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