Just discovered Ayreon, anyone else?

Through various channels I discovered ‘Nightwish’ this year, this some how led me to ‘Ayreon’ and have just listened to Electric Castle all the way through on Spotify, my god the guys a genius imho, like Mike Oldfield on steroids. Any one else a fan?and if so further album recommendations are welcome!

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Err… yes… a few Ayreonauts on here…!!

Recommendations - all of them. Sorry… But they are all good… :slightly_smiling_face:

Then move on to Star One or The Gentle Storm… Or… almost any of Arjen’s various projects.

Warning - This Could Be Expensive For You… :astonished: :face_with_spiral_eyes:

PS. There was quite a bit of Ayreon discussion on this Nightwish thread…
But you may know that… :thinking:

Nightwish and More…

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Ayreon Insights Interview

Beyond Nightwish

@Nickd - Search is your friend here… :astonished:

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Thanks IRM, I’ll try them all I think, expensive eh?, never mind, it’s only money!!

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Buy another Ayreon (your choice) plus the first Star One CD.

Star One is the (more) Metal version of Ayreon. Similar ‘cast’ of musicians - like Floor Jansen & others from After Forever and Stream of Passion…

Oh dear… After Forever… Stream of Passion… :grin:

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Well, as a result of this thread I’ve just been listening to this. BRILLIANT!
Why have I never heard of this before…
I can see a large vinyl expenditure in my future :scream:

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Me too young man, me too!

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I have no idea… :thinking:

Like @Nickd , I ‘found’ Ayreon from Nightwish.

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Ian’s correct all his stuff is excellent - he’s a big bloke too!!

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He would be 6 foot 7 inches in the UK… :astonished:

Floor Jansen has to look up to Arjen…!!

If he’s 6’ 7” in the UK, how tall is he everywhere else :thinking:

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In The Day That The World Breaks Down video he describes himself as “The tall hippie dude”

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About 2,00 metres… :grin:

Except in the USA, when he is also 6ft7in…

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:rofl::rofl:

Just thought i would letyou know I’ve just bought the bluray of this conert live and it is incredibly brilliant, the stage sets, the singing etc, if you can give it a try my friend!

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This one?

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Yeah, thats the one, if you haven’t already partaken I can highly recommend it!

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I’ll get a copy after Christmas :grin:

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I know you liked the streamed content so you’ll love the Blu-Ray :+1:

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Big fan is too much, but every now and then it’s nice to hear him. For me the above album is his masterpiece. I got into him as the singer of Dream Theater is singing on this album….

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