Satin Whale ‎– Desert Places

Satin Whale ‎– Desert Places
Release date:1974
Genre: Krautrock

Thomas Brück (bass), Horst Schättgen (drums) and Gerald Dellmann (keyboards) since the late 60's were active members in various bands in the Cologne-Bonn area, before they joined forces in the spring of 1971 to a formation, which they named "Satin Whale" .
The band were no doubt influenced by many of the bands that had preceded them 'Jane', 'Sahara', 'Os Mundi', et al.,
Blending powerful rock ballads with dramatic instrumentals that featured classical and jazz elements, and a notable comparison with 'Camel' and Canterbury bands, in the use of keyboards and flute.
Their debut album on Brain "Desert Places" is a fine example of this genre, featuring lengthy tracks with surging instrumentals, complex arrangements and quite an individual song style. The strong keyboards, flute and saxophone, all add up to an impressive concoction.
    1. Desert Places
    2. Seasons Of Life
    3. Remember
    4. I Often Wondered
    5. Perception

    • Thomas Brück - Bass, Vocals
    • Horst Schättgen - Drums, Vocals
    • Dieter Roesberg - Guitars, Flutes, Alto Saxophone, Lead Vocals
    • Gerald Dellmann - Organ, Piano, Vibes

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