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REVIEW: Emanuele Congeddu & Nicolas Marriott - Lands of Arcadia out on Abora recordings

We are extremely pleased to present to you ‘Lands of Arcadia’, a collaboration between the talented producers Emanuele Congeddu and Nicolas Marriott with additional remixes from Ikerya Project and Steve Dekay.

Starting off with the Original Mix of ‘Lands of Arcadia’, Emanuele Congeddu and Nicolas Marriott bring to us an epic trance composition that will make you travel through your deepest musical emotions. From strength, with a powerful introduction that combines hard-hitting basslines and rhythmic drums. To passion, with an ecstatic breakdown filled with poignant orchestral elements, the duo show off their compositional skills with the climax of the song, which will send shivers down your spine!

The Ikerya Project remix as a follow up couldn’t have been a better choice. With its faster tempo and darker atmosphere, the Serbian producer delivers another great quality remix.

Finally, the Steve Dekay remix wraps up this release with again, an incredibly dynamic and effective composition with a more straight-forward breakdown, ideal for ending DJ sets on a faster tempo or to release pressure at home!

The release also includes radio edits.

‘Lands of Arcadia’ proves once again that Emanuele Congeddu and Nicolas Marriott, either as a duo or separately, are at the apogee of their art, and hopefully for a long time!

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]Lands of Arcadia (All mixes)[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Abora recordings knows better than anyone else uplifting trance and so far all the releases are #PureClass and the constant support from Armin van Buuren in his show is proof of that. This brand new release will send you to space and outer galaxies for sure. Lands of Arcadia by Emanuele Congeddu & Nicolas Marriott  is solid pounding feel good travelling trance with super long breakdown that invites the listener to dream and trance the night away. Orchestral classical music influences, opera choirs and epic arrangement makes this track the instant film blockbuster moment. The climax is full on trance euphoria with synths, strings and tight foundation keeping the smile in your face. The remix package is the finest that you can ask for with Ikeyrya Project toughening the metallic basslines and rough drums with shorter and effective breakdown. Steve Dekay is equally well arranged version with more focus on the piano melody that seems to be more prominent and breakdown that is long enough to tease and build anticipation for the big release and relief that arrives in the big crescendo moment. #PureGold Love it[/content]

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