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A Flock of Seagulls - Ascension AND Aurora Borealis


A Flock of Seagulls - Ascension AND Aurora Borealis

Postby elevatorman » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:52 pm

A Flock of Seagulls just released their latest, Ascension. It's a greatest hits compilation recorded with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. I'll be honest. I'm loving it. The orchestra really adds a nice touch to the songs. Some obviously work better than others.

In addition, they released Aurora Borealis which is another rerecorded greatest hits. It contains the same track listing as Ascension. What should be noted is the band reunited with all 4 original members to record both releases.

They're available everywhere to stream, download and buy.

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Re: A Flock of Seagulls - Ascension AND Aurora Borealis

Postby moni » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:52 am

The box is way too expensive at £45 i will give it a miss.
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Re: A Flock of Seagulls - Ascension AND Aurora Borealis

Postby postpunkmonk » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:26 am

If the box is out of budget, the "Ascension" is a separate CD and "Aurorea Borealis" can be bought separately as a download. I would buy the "Ascension" disc - it could be interesting, and I'm not the biggest AFOS fan.
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Re: A Flock of Seagulls - Ascension AND Aurora Borealis

Postby WLR » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:04 am

The vocals on the "Acension" album are very poor in my opinion, which is a shame as it could have been a great album.

I thought the Midge Ure Classical album was fantastic, breathed new life into Ultravox and Midge Ure songs.
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Re: A Flock of Seagulls - Ascension AND Aurora Borealis

Postby negative1 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:45 am

WLR wrote:The vocals on the "Acension" album are very poor in my opinion, which is a shame as it could have been a great album.

I thought the Midge Ure Classical album was fantastic, breathed new life into Ultravox and Midge Ure songs.


i thought the opposite. i like the new vocals and versions for a flock of seagulls.

i thought the orchestral midge ure and ultravox pretty much killed off those songs and groups.

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