The 10 best prog rock songs, by Steve Davis

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Snooker star Steve Davis plunders his collection of 40 years of prog perfection to recommend the best of the experimental set, both long established and newer releases…

MAGMA – Hhaï (Live) (1975)
This band changed my world. The first time I heard them, I thought: “I don’t think much of this.” Months later, Isotope played the Roundhouse, supporting Magma, and nothing was the same again. For a song apparently about facing death – it’s in their own made-up language of Kobaïan, so who knows? – it’s remarkably joyous.

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This originally appeared in Classic Rock 182.