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Aurora Lunare

Aurora Lunare
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Italy
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Aurora Lunare was formed in 1978 near the city of Livorno by a group of friends with a common passion for music that they had been listening to for years: above all, ELP and Yes, but also Italian groups such as PFM, Banco, Le Orme, and Area. The band started out playing music by their idols, but after a period of apprenticeship, the band developed their own music and style, even adding some avant-guard touches. Unfortunately, the band never managed to make a professional recording during their initial period of activity. The band split in the early 80s, and reunited in 2007 with some lineup changes, and finally began recording their own material.
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Releases on file (8)
Aurora Lunare — Translunaggio Aurora Lunare — Translunaggio
(Lizard 0135, 2018, CD)
Various Artists — In the Land of Geese, Ghosts and Confusion - Tribute to Genesis Solo Careers Various Artists — In the Land of Geese, Ghosts and Confusion - Tribute to Genesis Solo Careers
(Mellow MMP553A/B, 2014, 2CD)
Various Artists — Shine on Magic Hotel - Procol Harum Tribute Various Artists — Shine on Magic Hotel - Procol Harum Tribute
(Mellow MMP534, 2014, CD)
Aurora Lunare — Aurora Lunare Aurora Lunare — Aurora Lunare
(Lizard LDV 006, 2013, CD)
Various Artists — Tales from the Edge - A Tribute to the Music of Yes Various Artists — Tales from the Edge - A Tribute to the Music of Yes
(Mellow MMP 519, 2012, 2CD)
Various Artists — A Flower Full of Stars - A Tribute to the Flower Kings Various Artists — A Flower Full of Stars - A Tribute to the Flower Kings
(Musea FGBG 4887, 2011, 4CD)
Various Artists — Cani Arrabbiati - Opening Themes... A Tribute Various Artists — Cani Arrabbiati - Opening Themes... A Tribute
(Musea FGBG 4527, 2010, 2CD)
Various Artists — Recital for a Season's End - A Tribute to Marillion Various Artists — Recital for a Season's End - A Tribute to Marillion
(Mellow MMP 507 A/B/C, 2010, 3CD)

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