Album Reviews

Myths of the Rock by Clifford White
12 March 2017
Myths of the Rock by Clifford White

Myths of the Rock review by Peter King, MG Music News (September 2008)

Even within the MG Music stable, Clifford White has firmly made his mark with his album Myths of the Rock.

The music hits like a sculptors chisel carving our emotions to his rhythmic and passionate vision. Despite the bold and heavy feel of the album, Clifford has left no rough edges and the music glides over the senses like ice on obsidian.

If you’re a lover of deep and emotive percussion then this will satisfy, if you like your drums rhythmic and upbeat, this will satisfy, if you want something to stir the passions and desires within you, this album provides the ultimate overdose.

The theme behind the CD is as spectacular as the music itself: Myths of the Rock takes us through the legends of The Dreamtime, and does so in true symphonic style. Even sat here writing this review, my busy fingers are typing to the rhythm that the tracks lay down: the CD is infectious, the music addictive…don’t start playing this if you have to be somewhere in less than 30 minutes!

The CD cover compares Clifford to Enigma. I would personally say that Clifford is the natural evolution of Enigma. This release pushes the boundaries and is not afraid to demonstrate the feeling behind each track. Whereas Enigma stayed on an even keel, maintaining sobriety and somber moods, Clifford tips the boat over and lets the full weight and gravity of his music smack you between the eyes (or ears in this case).

What we are talking about here is 9 tracks of chest vibrating euphoria. Spin up that volume dial and release your senses!

Classical Beauty
Gods of Olympus // The Gods of Olympus
  1. Gods of Olympus // The Gods of Olympus
  2. Aphrodite // The Gods of Olympus
  3. Atlantis // Atlantis
  4. Ares // The Gods of Olympus
  5. The Power Within // The Healing Touch
  6. Eternity // The Healing Touch
  7. New World // Atlantis
  8. Hermes // The Gods of Olympus
  9. Reawakening // The Healing Touch
  10. Poseidon // The Gods of Olympus
  11. The Journey Begins // Revelation
  12. Into Infinity // Revelation
  13. Eternity’s Ocean // Revelation
  14. Rapture // Revelation
  15. Forevergreen // Revelation
  16. The Blessed // Revelation
  17. The Golden Years // Nature's Symphony
  18. Revelation // Revelation
  19. Worlds in Motion // Nature's Symphony
  20. Tears of Innocence // Revelation
  21. Transmigrations // Nature's Symphony
  22. The Never Ending Dream // Revelation
  23. Inspirations // Nature's Symphony
  24. The Last Snows of Winter // The Lifespring
  25. Golden Sunrise // Ascension
  26. The Calling // Ascension
  27. Mr. Elemental // Ascension
  28. Church of Light // Ascension
  29. Arrival // Twilight Paradise
  30. Ascension // Ascension
  31. Music Box Lullaby // Ascension
  32. Hallowed Ground // Ascension
  33. Journey’s End // Ascension
  34. First To Love // The Lifespring