Direct is a studio album by the Greek electronic composer Vangelisreleased in The album marks a new development in Vangelis' music, during which Vangelis moved his creative base from London to Athens in Greece, and it Metallic Rain - Vangelis - Direct his first album recorded in Athens after relocation from London. According to the album sleeve notes the album and its title are inspired by Vangelis' method of composing and recording, relying on spontaneity, with the compositional and recording process occurring simultaneously in the studio.
In the album was released in remastered and reissued digipak edition by Esoteric Recordings. The album is almost completely instrumental, employing mainly synthesizers and drum machines. Operatic vocals on "Glorianna" are performed by the Greek mezzo-soprano Markella Hatziano uncredited. The male narrative on "Intergalactic Radio Station" is performed by musician-technician Casey Young thanked.
At the same time, the bold synthesizer strokes and washes fit the Berlin school of electronica ". He described the album to belong "to the most interesting albums Vangelis recorded containing a style that could be called orchestral prog rock. Especially Sturmwehr - Totaler Widerstand Metallic Rain - Vangelis - Direct solos are a treat to the ears". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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