The way they play classical rock is unlike anyone else, and some of it is outstanding. LOST WORLD was formed by 3 conservatory-trained students in 1990, but their debut album, "Trajectories", was only released in 2003 by Boheme Music. The trio write short yet complex and skillfully arranged (featuring flute, violins, acoustic guitar) songs and instrumental tracks.rnrnTrack listing:rn01. Awakening Of The Elements (4:23)rn02. Infinity Street (6:44)rn03. Simoom (3:42)rn04. Over The Islands (3:55)rn05. Scenery With A Guitar (3:30)rn06. Schostoccata (5:18)rn07. States of Mind Part I (3:47)rn08. States of Mind Part II (3:42)rn09. States of Mind Part III (3:26)rn10. Paranoia Blues (2:26)rn11. Collision Of The Elements (5:13)rn12. Sky Wide Open (3:02)rnrnTotal time: 49:13rnrnMusicians:rnVassily Soloviev - flute, percussionrnAndrii Didorenko - acoustic & electric guitars, bass, acoustic & electric violinrnAlexander Akimov - keyboards, percussion, programming, sound designrnrnGuest musician: rnYuliya Basis - keyboard (3)rnrnAlbum reviews from www.progarchives.com:rn1. rn"The sticker on the cover says it\'s in UK and KANSAS vein. Well, that\'s true for the opening hymnesque title track...but later it becomes obvious that KING CRIMSON\'s most Symphonic years serve as the main inspiration.rnrnLOST WORLD\'s second album, far better than too much songy-oriented debut, offers a high-class instrumental Prog in TALISMA\'s vein - short (not longer than 7 minutes) but varied and flawlessly played/arranged tracks. The best ones here are beautiful "Infinity Street" in very TULLesque vein, fiery "Simoom" and "Collision of the Elements", quirky and atonal theme. "Schostoccata" is an Schostakovitch\'s piece adaptation, and it sounds very natural - in very LOST WORLD\'s vein. Some tracks like "Scenery with a Guitar" (which sounds very like lost KING CRIMSON soundscapes from the 80s) or second part of "States of Mind" offer more peaceful and even mellow mood. Being professionally performed and recorded, "Awakening of the Elements" can serve as a paragon of RUSSIAN PROG - inspired by Symphonic Classics, written with great melodic gift and avalaible world-wide through MUSEA label
rnrnIf you like Symphonic bands like LITTLE TRAGEDIES, UK, early KING CRIMSON and Prog inspired by traditions of Symphonic Melos like AFTER CRYING or QUATERNA REQUIEM, this one is definetely for you.Highly recommended for all Art/Symphonic maniacs."rnrn2.rn"Lost World is a Russian trio with a guest keyboardist who plays in one song. After their debut CD "Trajectories" from 2003, here is their new album entitled "Awakening Of The Elements" (2006).rnrnThe 12 compositions contain a great flow, lots of dynamics, excellent interplay and great soli on guitar and violin. Because of the fiery guitar and violin work and the propulsive rhythm-section, the music often reminds me of 1972-1975 era King Crimson. The songs sound elaborate and host many captivating elements, surprising breaks and shifting moods. Strong examples are the dynamic titletrack (great tension between the fiery guitar and orchestral keyboards and halfway a splendid break with propulsive guitar riffs and flashy violin), Infinity Street (delicate progressive folk with wonderful acoustic guitar overdubs), Over The Islands (swinging rhythm with exciting guitar runs and funky \'slap\'-bass work), States Of Mind Part I (captivating interplay between guitar and violin, again funky ‘slap-bass’ play and subtle synthesizer sounds) and finally my favorite track, the alternating Collision Of The Elements featuring fiery violin – and guitar runs. Because of the lush and powerful Hammond waves, to me it sounds like King Crimson meets ELP! The cheerful flute work on this CD gives the music a fresh extra dimension between all the heavy dynamic atmospheres.rnrnI am very curious how this promising bands develops because "Awakening Of The Elements" is an excellent addition to your collection!"rnrnBitrate: 320 kbpsrnDownload size: 112,66 MBrnTracker: Komodo VillagernrnFor more quality (prog)rock please visit www.komodoisland.net and www.komodovillage.com!