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Area - International POPular Group, most commonly known as Area or AreA, is an Italian progressive rock, jazz fusion, electronic, experimental group formed in 1972 by singer Demetrio Stratos and drummer Giulio Capiozzo. Area grew to be one of the most respected and important bands of the blooming 70s Italian progressive rock scene.
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Releases on file (17)
Various Artists — The Different You - Robert Wyatt e Noi Various Artists — The Different You - Robert Wyatt e Noi
(300 496-2, 1998, CD)
Area  — Chernobyl 7991 Area — Chernobyl 7991
(Sony Italy 486862 2, 1997, CD)
Area  — Concerto Teatro Uomo Area — Concerto Teatro Uomo
(Cramps Records CRSCD 011/012, 1996, 2CD)
Area  — Parigi-Lisbona Area — Parigi-Lisbona
(Cramps Records CRSCD 018, 1996, CD)
Area  — Gioia e Rivoluzione Area — Gioia e Rivoluzione
(Cramps Records POCE-1169, 1993/2007, CD)
Area 2 — City Sound Area 2 — City Sound
(Platinum PLCD 021, 1987/2002, CD)
Area II — Area II Area II — Area II
(Platinum PLCD 020, 1986/2002, CD)
Area — Tic & Tac Area — Tic & Tac
(GCD AMCE-565, 1980/1993, CD)
Various Artists — 1979: Il Concerto - Omaggio a Demetrio Stratos Various Artists — 1979: Il Concerto - Omaggio a Demetrio Stratos
(Cramps Records 0136532CRA, 1979/2006, 2CD)
Area — 1978 Gli Dei Se Ne Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano! Area — 1978 Gli Dei Se Ne Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano!
(CGD 9031 74033 2, 1978/1999, CD)
Area — Anto/Logicamente Area — Anto/Logicamente
(Cramps Records CRSCD 006, 1977/2002, CD)
Area — La Mela di Odessa Area — La Mela di Odessa
(Black Hole BH001/2, 1977/1998, 2CD)
Area — Maledetti (Maudits) Area — Maledetti (Maudits)
(Cramps Records CRSCD 005, 1976/2007, CD)
Area — Are(A)zione Area — Are(A)zione
(Cramps Records CRSCD 004, 1975/2009, CD)
Area — Crac! Area — Crac!
(Cramps Records CRSCD 003, 1975/1990, CD)
Area — Caution Radiation Area Area — Caution Radiation Area
(Cramps Records CRSCD 002, 1974/2009, CD)
Area — Arbeit Macht Frei Area — Arbeit Macht Frei
(Cramps Records CRSCD 001, 1973/2009, CD)

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