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Alan Simon

Alan Simon
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Alan Simon (born 3 July 1964) is a French folk-rock musician and composer best known for his rock operas which are performed with collaboration from other noted rock musicians. Simon is associated with Breton Celticism, and his most ambitious works are typically on themes linked to Celtic myth and history.
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Alan Simon — Chouans Alan Simon — Chouans
(The Right Honourable Recording Company Ltd AS03, 2019, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Big Bang Alan Simon — Big Bang
(Cherry Red , 2018, CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon Alan Simon — Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon
(Baba, 2017, CD)
Alan Simon — Songwriter Alan Simon — Songwriter
(Baba, 2017, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Tristan y Yseult Alan Simon — Tristan y Yseult
(Verycords 6022046050, 2014, CD+DVD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur III - The Origins Alan Simon — Excalibur III - The Origins
(Baba, 2012, CD)
Alan Simon — Anne de Bretagne - Le Rock Opéra Alan Simon — Anne de Bretagne - Le Rock Opéra
(Baba, 2009, 2CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur II - The Celtic Ring Alan Simon — Excalibur II - The Celtic Ring
(EMI 0946 3856312 9, 2007, CD)
Alan Simon — Gaïa Alan Simon — Gaïa
(Isis 65412, 2003, CD)
Alan Simon — Excalibur - La Légende des Celtes Alan Simon — Excalibur - La Légende des Celtes
(TriStar TSR 492713 2, 1998, CD)

Latest news

2021-01-18
Asia Minor Third Album on the Way – On January 29, AMS records will be releasing the long-awaited third album by classic Turkish-French band Asia Minor. Released last year in Japan, this will be the widespread debut of Points of Liberation. The album features original members Setrak Bakirel (vocals, guitar) and Eril Tekeli (flute, guitar). » Read more

2020-12-09
Harold Budd RIP – Harold Budd, one of pre-eminent American composers of avant-garde and minimalism, has died of complications from the coronavirus. Budd came to prominence in the 70s, championed by Brian Eno on his Obscure Records label, with music that blended academic minimalism with electric jazz and electronic music. Much of Budd's best known work was done in collaboration with other artists, including Eno, Daniel Lanois, Robin Guthrie, Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Jah Wobble, and many others. » Read more

2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more

2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more


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L'Ensemble Rayé - Quelques Pièces Détachées – The core of L'Ensemble Rayé is Cédric Vuille (guitars, bass, clarinet, keys, ukelele, bandurria, percussion), Jean-20-Huguenin (guitars, mandolin) and Pierre Kaufmann (saxes, clarinets, piano,...  (1994) » Read more

Gentle Giant - Out of the Fire - The BBC Concerts – English archive label Hux Records is slowly building an excellent reputation for having the best BBC tapes for re-release. Out of the Fire fits in nicely into their archive plans (alongside Caravan...  (1999) » Read more

Pär Lindh Project - Gothic Impressions – For the few outside of Sweden who recognize his name, he is the one who sat in on the house pipe organ during Änglagård's performance of "Jordrok" at last year's Progfest. But Pär Lindh has...  (1995) » Read more

Banda Elástica - Los Awakates de Nepantla – I haven't much music coming from across the border recently. However, we are very lucky that Banda Elástica managed to record their third album before the peso crashed. Los Awakates...  (1995) » Read more

Oz Noy - Ha! – Oz Noy is another new guitarist to Exposé readers as he has lately been operating in a support role backing trumpeter Chris Botti (B.L.U.E.), as well as vocalists such as Toni Braxton and...  (2006) » Read more



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