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Critics' Choice 2015 - Anekdoten

Every day over the festive period we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

“Awash with Mellotron, melodies, mystery and killer beats,” said reviewer Grant Moon of the Swedish prog outfit’s sixth album, Until All The Ghosts Are Gone, the band;s first for eight years. “We were having babies amd starting families,” Ankedoten mainman Nicklas Barker told Prog in May of the lengthy gap between albums. “Things that just happen. And it’s been hard for the four of us to meet up every day, or even every week.”

Coming in at No. 17 in the 2015 Critics’ Choice, you could say that Prog’s writers were pretty happy the band made the effort. Here’s the track Get Out Alive

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.