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Band
Stratosphere
Title
Fire Flight
Type
LP/EP
Company
Escape Music
YOR
2010
Style
Hard Rock
9/17/2010 4:41:25 PM - Review by: Chris Kincaid
If first impressions account for anything then Scandinavian rockers Stratosphere have a solid debut on their hands. Whether it’s the impressive vocal prowess of Goran Edman who shines on tracks like ‘Russian Summer’ and ‘Shining Star.’ Or the breathtaking guitar work of Jonas Larsen, who brings to the table a neo classical twist that intertwines nicely with a pounding rhythm section. Like on the instrumental track ‘Rendezvous’ or the title track and the scorching ‘VIP’. While not a perfect album by any means with a few tracks lacking promise, it’s pure melodic gold for fans of the likes of say Treat.
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ALL REVIEWS FOR: STRATOSPHERE
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REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Fire Flight
2010
Escape Music
Chris Kincaid9/17/2010
3.5

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