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Released in June 2006, this is the first album where Kotebel transforms from a personal studio project, to a full blown band. It is the only album featuring the 7 member band configuration that we had between 2004 and 2006. it also marked the appearance of three key members of the band: Jaime Pascual on bass, Carlos Franco on drums and percussion and Adriana Plaza on keyboards. Kotebel continued to mature and to consolidate its musical languaje, integrating progressive rock with elements from classical music, jazz and World. Nominated in the categories of "Best Foreign Album" and "Best Art Work" in ProgAwards 2006.
released June 1, 2006
Omar Acosta - Flutes
Carlos Franco - Drums, percussion
César García Forero - Guitars, bass*, keyboards**
Jaime Pascual - Bass
Adriana Plaza - Keyboards
Carlos Plaza - Keyboards
Carolina Prieto - Voices
Miguel Rosell Arreaza - Cello in "Venus Pentacle"
Arrangements by Carlos Plaza, César García Forero and Kotebel
* "MetroMnemo" & ** "Excellent Meat"
All lyrics based on poems by Nathalye Engelke, except "Mercury Pentacle (Shanti Path) hindu sanskrit mantra.
Lyrics Scriptorium: Jaime Pascual.
Translations by Carlos Plaza and Joaquín Seco
Paintings and digital manipulations by Sandro Bassi © 2006
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Carlos Plaza at Kotebel's Project Studio, except "Excellent Meat" & Metronemo" mixed by César García Forero. All guitars recorded at Cesar's Chiringuito.
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