Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh (studio album) by Magma

Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh by Magma
Year: 1973
Overall rank: 1,744th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 135 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1973 (37th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (345th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,744th)
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MAGMA- Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh CD 2009 RARE Prog-Jazz-Rock 1973 AKA MDK
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2 Lot MAGMA Retrospektiw II & III, LORD-240 Retrovision Hhai La Dawotsin Mekanik
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From 10/14/2019 23:43
The vocals of Neber Gudhatt sound like they were recorded by Stanley Kubrick in all the torturing takes he took from Shelley Duvall screaming in The Shining
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From 04/06/2017 12:55
Magma est un groupe de rock progressif et jazz-rock français du début des 70's qui chantait en Kobaien, un langage inventé par le groupe. Très original, non médiatisé, et même oublié depuis longtemps, et de grande qualité.
Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh (en Kobaien donc) est leur meilleur album, un véritable bijou: album culte d'un groupe culte.
Magma is a progressive rock band and French jazz-rock from the early 70's who sang in Kobaien, a language invented by the band. Very original, not mediated, and even forgotten for a long time, and of high quality.
Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh (in Kobaien therefore) is their best album, a real jewel: cult album of a cult group
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From 09/26/2016 20:09
One of the greatest albums of all time in any category. Rock opera with an accent on the opera, as opposed to Tommy with the accent on the rock. Like all my favorite music, it is not easy listening, but it is rewarding and reveals itself over years and years.
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From 01/16/2012 20:11
Magma is the J.R.R. Tolkien of the music world. Sung completely in Christian Vander's contructed "Kobaian" language, K.M.D. tells the tale of Nebehr Güdahtt's prophecy of a doomed earth, a warning that the people of earth do not heed right away. The music is a dark, progressive march of piano, marimba, violins, trumpets and fuzzy guitars that provide a steel bedding for the harsh alien opera-style vocals. Definitely, a great work of art...whether it is a wholly enjoyable listen or not is another story.
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Best Albums of 1973
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
3. Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
4. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
5. Quadrophenia by The Who
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
7. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings
8. Raw Power by Iggy And The Stooges
9. Aladdin Sane by David Bowie
10. Future Days by Can
11. (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) by Lynyrd Skynyrd
12. Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
13. Berlin by Lou Reed
14. For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
15. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
16. Closing Time by Tom Waits
17. The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle by Bruce Springsteen
18. Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
19. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath
20. Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
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