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Cairo (USA)
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Cairo
Review by Gary Hill
Cairo, the debut album by the progressive rock band of the same name, includes many diverse influences. Cairo takes classic progressive/art rock influences and updates them with modern twists.
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Conflict and Dreams
Review by G. W. Hill
Conflict and Dreams is the second album by San Francisco based progressive rock band Cairo , and was nearly two years in the making. The influences apparent on this album read like a who`s who of progressive rock, including UK, Yes, ELP and Genesis.
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Time of Legends
Review by Gary Hill
Each Cairo album seems to be better than the one before. When you consider how strong their debut release was, this has to be no easy feat, but they have done it again.
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Interviews
Cairo (USA)
Interview by Gary Hill
Interview With Mark Robertson of Cairo From 1998
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