Recorded and mixed between April 2007 and September 2008
ROZ VITALIS was created by the russian composer
and keyboardist IVAN ROZMAINSKY in 2001.
Primarily it was one-man band.
In 2003 ROZ VITALIS had become trio and included
also Nadezhda Regentova (keyboards, voices)
and Vladimir Polyakov (keyboards).
In 2005 line-up experiences expansion.
In this record, the band includes also
Vladimir Semenov (bass),
Sidius of Diogenium (guitar, samples) and
Vladislav Korotkikh (flute).
Style of ROZ VITALIS is RIO/Avant-Prog/Symphonic
The main influences are LE ORME, GENTLE GIANT,
KING CRIMSON, YES, ELP, SUPERSISTER,
JETHRO TULL, DEPECHE MODE, AFTER CRYING.
Music of the band was compared by prog-reviewers
with GENTLE GIANT, UNIVERS ZERO, BRIAN HIRSCH,
KING CRIMSON, TRIUMVIRAT, KRAFTWERK etc.
In short, music of ROZ VITALIS can remind KING CRIMSON
and GENTLE GIANT, but is keyboard-based, with rare
female voices and electronic drums.
It is "chamber electronic prog" rather than "rockish music".
released August 27, 2014
keyboards, percussions, samples, tenor recorder (4)