|Part 2 of the trilogy following 'Return Of The Artisan' (2012). Superb Prog - highly recommended!
Format: CD / Cat No: GAOL CD04 / Released: 21/02/2020
Track Listing: 1. Rise Of The Artisan / 2. Life #1 / 3. A Clockwork Echo / 4. Stop & Stare / 5. A River Of Dreams / 6. 4 Domains / 7. This Pulse / 8. Lights / 9. The Door / 10. Breaking The Cycle
More information: Final Conflict; formed in 1985 and much heralded purveyors of the 1980’s neo prog age, return with the second instalment of The Artisan trilogy.
Following on from the highly successful 2012 release “Return Of The Artisan” the “Rise Of The Artisan” continues to tell the story of the quest for fame and artistic recognition in the dystopian wilderness of the social media age.
Essentially the band has retained its trademark dual vocals and twin guitars coupled with soaring keyboards and pianos, melodic bass and driving drums. With a stunning analogue mix the 10 tracks unfold embracing the listener who becomes as one with The Artisan.
Line-up: Andy Lawton - Guitars, Vocals / Brian Donkin - Guitars, Vocals / Steve Lipiec - Keyboards / Barry Elwood - Bass
Superb melodic Prog - highly recommended!