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Carpe Diem
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French progressive rock band active during the 70s. They originated in Nice, first as Deis Corpus (a Jethro Tull and King Crimson cover band), transmuting into Carpe Diem ("Seize the day!"). By 1973 they had an entirely self-penned repertoire, with a music that cross-bred many progressive rock influences, with jazz and classical touches, but it took a further two years to get a record contract, thanks to support from Jean-Pierre Massiera. Carpe Diem recorded two albums during their lifetime, and split-up in 1979.
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Various Artists — Le Meilleur du Progressif Instrumental Various Artists — Le Meilleur du Progressif Instrumental
(Musea FGBG 4170.AR, 1996, CD)
Carpe Diem — Cueille le Jour Carpe Diem — Cueille le Jour
(Musea FGBG 4127.AR, 1977/1994, CD)
Carpe Diem — En Regardant Passer le Temps Carpe Diem — En Regardant Passer le Temps
(Musea FGBG 4122.AR, 1976/1994, CD)

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