Cryptex – “Madeleine Effect”

Apr 27th, 2015

Band: Cryptex
Title: Madeleine Effect
Genre: Progressive Folk
Format: CD
Cat.No.: SAOL 158
EANcode: 4260177741588
Release date: 24.04.2015

Simon Moskon – vocals, keyboard, bass
Marc Andrejkovits – guitar, bass
Simon Schröder – drums
Andre Jean Henri Mertens – guitar

Track list:
01. The Knowledge Of Being
02. Ribbon Tied Swing
03. When The Flood Begins
04. Romper Stomper
05. Stroking Leather
06. Release My Body
07. Madame De Salm
08. Orange Blossom City Girl
09. Melvins Coolercoup
10. A Quarter Dozen In Ounces
11. New York Foxy
12. Anthem Of Glory

After the enthusiasticly commended release of their debut album ”Good Morning, How Did You Live?” in 2011, which managed to fascinate fans regardless of their preferred music genre straight away, this extraordinary formation with mastermind Simon Moskon at its head is about to release their second studio album “Мadeleine Effect” which will be set out to become another important milestone in their band history.
Madeleine Effect” will be europe-wide released on April 24th, 2015 via CMM / SAOL and the associated, international distribution structures (H´Art / Proper Music Distribution / Believe Digital) and will be available as a SuperJewelcase CD-version with a 24-page Booklet, as well as a download-version on all known platforms “worldwide”! Additional there will be an extra and exclusively HighQuality/Mastered for iTunes-download-version incl. digital booklet available.

You can pre-order the CD Version here.

Crypetx’s second studio album „Madeleine Effect“ devotes itself to the eponymic phenomenon which deals with sensory perceptions that influence one’s body and soul. People report on stirrings of emotions associated with childhood experiences „or the like“ (positive, same as negative ones) that can be triggered individually through music and sounds. By triggering these emotional associations, people can “relive” their contextual associated memories. By instrumentalizing certain musical compositions and arrangements, ”Madeleine Effect” tries to take the audience back to their multilayered and self-defining memories from the past, with its very individual but always influencial feelings of love, hope, warmth, shelter – but also feelings of grief, pain and loneliness.

„Extract the beauty and pureness of pain, realize the anarchy of transience and you´ll comprehend „Madeleine Effect!“ – Simon Moskon

“You have to listen to this fabulous album.” 6/7 Metal Hammer (GER)

“Absolut worth listening music.” 8/10 Classic Rock (GER)

“This album brims with wit, opulence and musicality!” 9/10 (GER)

“Lyrical and acoustic progressive rock at its best!” Musix (GER)

“Magnificent choirs, complex patterns, unconventional niches… A celebration for musical adventurers.” 8/10 Rock Tribune (BEL)

“Madeleine Effect is witty, atmospheric and very eclectic – short: worth being discovered.” 7,5/10 Rock It! (GER)

“… a really good, entertaining insiders’ tip!” Break Out (GER)

“Such a follow-up is not only marvelous, you can only compliment the guys because they truly succeeded in creating a masterpiece without any flaws. Conclusion: Masterful progressive opus, which absolutely has to be entrusted to fans of Savatage. Many ideas were blended to a brilliant album and those sophisticated ideas are effectively addictive.” 5/5 – (AUT)

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