Magma (reissued under the name Kobaïa) is the debut album by progressive rock or "zeuhl" group Magma, which was released as a double-LP in 1970. The album tells the story of a group of people fleeing a doomed Earth to settle on the fictional planet Kobaïa. Kobaïa" (Christian Vander) – 10:15. Aïna" (Vander) – 6:15. Malaria" (Vander) – 4:20. Sohïa" (Teddy Lasry) – 7:00. Sckxyss" (François Cahen) – 3:47. Auraë" (Vander) – 10:55. Thaud Zaïa" (Claude Engel) – 7:00.
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Magma is the sixth studio album from French metal band Gojira. The album was released on 17 June 2016 through Roadrunner Records. The album was recorded at the band's studio in New York City, and was produced by Joe Duplantier, mixed by Johann Meyer, and mastered by Ted Jensen. The album sold almost 17,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States, charting at number 24 on the Billboard 200, making Magma the band's highest sales and chart debut to date.
Magma (reissued under the name Kobaïa) is the debut album by progressive rock or "zeuhl" group Magma, which was released as a double-LP in 1970. Side one. "Kobaïa" (Christian Vander) – 10:15.
In 1978, Magma released the album Attahk. Vying for more commercial success, the album included elements of soul, rhythm & blues, and funk music. 1970: Magma (reissued as Kobaïa).
Magma is a music studio album recording by MAGMA (Zeuhl/Progressive Rock) released in 1970 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette. This is the start of it all, coupled with the Univeria Zekt album, which is a strange early offshoot Magma project. Yes the genesis of the Koba�an quest and Universe that will pre-occupy Vander's musical adventures, well beyond the obsession point.
This album has an average beat per minute of 108 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 76/144 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page.
- Copyright (c) – Seventh Records
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Seventh Records
- Licensed To – Seventh Japan
- Distributed By – Disk Union
- Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Richard Raux
- Bass, Double Bass – Francis Moze
- Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Christian Vander
- Guitar, Flute, Vocals – Claude Engel
- Lead Vocals – Klaus Blasquiz
- Liner Notes [コラム] – 松本修一
- Liner Notes [ヒストリー] – 宮本重敏
- Liner Notes [曲解説] – 伊藤直継*
- Piano – Francois Cahen*
- Producer – Laurent Thibault
- Reissue Producer [監修] – 竹川真*
- Soprano Saxophone, Flute, Reeds – Teddy Lasry
- Trumpet, Percussion – Alain Charlery
NotesOn both CD's and on Insert and Obi the album is called: Kobaïa.
Comes in a CD sized papersleeve album replica (gatefold), with obi-strip and insert of notes mostly in Japanese.
© 1970 Seventh Records
℗ 2009 Seventh Records
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 4988044380134
- Rights Society: JASRAC
|6395 001/002||Magma||Magma (2xLP, Album)||Philips||6395 001/002||France||1970|
|6332 007||Magma||Magma (LP, Album, Promo)||Philips||6332 007||Germany||1970|
|COE390/391||Magma||Magma (2xCD, Album, RE, Unofficial)||Cum'On Everybody Records||COE390/391||UK||2004|
|6621 032||Magma||Magma (2xLP, Album, RE)||Philips||6621 032||France||Unknown|
|6395 001/2||Magma||Magma (2xLP, Album)||Philips||6395 001/2||Spain||1970|