Anyone’s Daughter – Adonis (1979)


Another symphonic German band in the vein of Eloy, Anyone’s Daughter were formed in the seventies and disbanded with the release of 1986’s Last Track album. The band reformed in 2000 to release two additional studios and one live album.

While the band originally recorded mostly English lyrics, they returned to their native German the last several years of their original existence. Their debut album Adonis is distinguished by the sidelong track of the same name, a four-part epic featuring heavy use of keyboards (primarily Moog), and periodic violent crescendos combined with languid guitar lulls. The band’s subsequent albums were increasingly filled with shorter, often experimental works and occasional spoken-word passages. While the early music can be favorably compared to Genesis, their later work is more in the style of German contemporaries like Grobschnitt and Amenophis.

Symphonic Prog • Germany

Studio Album, released in 1979

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Adonis (24:09)
Part I: Come Away
Part II: The Disguise
Part III: Adonis
Part IV: The Epitaph
2. Blue House (7:20)
3. Sally (4:20)
4. Anyone´s Daughter (9:10)

Total Time: 45:19

Line-up / Musicians

– Harald Bareth / bass, lead vocals
– Uwe Karpa / acoustic & electric guitars
– Kono Konopik / drums
– Matthias Ulmer / keyboards, vocals


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