White Bird - Astralasia
Release Date: 1998
For this album Astralasia moved away from the hard trance of their last album to a more song based affair built around the vocals of Mel Taylor. Some great tracks including the mellow grooves of 'One Fine Day' and the excellent 'She Does'. The album also features a great cover of the King Crimson classic 'I Talk To The Wind'. Quite a mix of styles on this album but as well as the song based mellow stuff there are some uplifting anthems in the form of 'Special World' and 'Your Calling'. The cover features a controversial angel picture of Mel which, when used as a tour poster, was actually banned by one local council!