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Atoll
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Atoll were a French language prog band of the 70s. They were undoubtedly indebted to Ange, but also took in elements of Yes and many other influences, all combined into a style uniquely recognizable as Atoll. Lead singer André Balzer was a founding member, and guitarist Christian Béya was with the band during their most notable years.
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Chris Béya Atoll — Illian, J’entends gronder la Terre Chris Béya Atoll — Illian, J’entends gronder la Terre
(Musea FGBG 4531.AR, 2003, CD)
Various Artists — Enchantement Various Artists — Enchantement
(Musea FGBG 4006, 1987/1989, CD)
Atoll — Rock Puzzle Atoll — Rock Puzzle
(Musea FGBG 4024.AR, 1979/1993, CD)
Atoll — Tertio Atoll — Tertio
(Musea FGBG 2102.AR, 1977/2004, CD)
Atoll — L'Araignée-Mal Atoll — L'Araignée-Mal
(Musea FGBG 2101.AR, 1975/2004, CD)
Atoll — Musiciens - Magiciens Atoll — Musiciens - Magiciens
(Musea FGBG 2100.AR, 1974/2004, CD)

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