Einsjager & Siebenjager

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The band's fifth album. It's a bit too happy at the beginning and not as introspective sounding as I remembered it. The magic starts to kick in at the end of the first side, "Gutes Land". Some of the best aspects of early Popul Vuh (for me at least) were in Fricke's supporting musicians. Daniel Fichelscher's electric guitar adds the necessary spark...otherwise it tends to lapse into piano noodling. The obvious killer is the side long title piece. This is the tune to play while I'm hanging out in an opium den in some Berlin back alley. Higher energy and the rhythm section kicks in then Djong Yun's vocals kick in and then my mind kicks in. Not their best but one of the better ones.

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