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The French Magazine Music Waves gave Motivation a grand review, in which
Balloon are once more praised as innovators in the (neo)prog-genre! Thanks a
Check out the Music Waves
Motivation is available at:
HMV Online Japan
Virgin Mega Store France
Motivaton is now available in every recordshop in
Holland (Bertus/Just for Kicks Music)!
Motivation is now available at Free Record Shop!
Motivation is currently getting
airplay and reviews in Germany. Check out this review on Underground
Our gig at The Convention in the Spirit of 66 in Verviers was a great
experience. And very succesfull. Balloon wants to thank everybody at Prog-résiste and the Spirit for
an excellent festival. And of course the wonderfull, wonderfull audience there, and all the
people that especially came to see us! Thanks for a great event. We enjoyed the performances of the
others we were able to see very much: Periferia del Mondo, Moon Safari, Aries and Gazpacho.
Wow! We're proud to have been there. Can't wait to play at the Spirit of 66 again. The Convention
rules big time!
Our debutalbum Motivation is available now at Musea Records! You can listen to
fragments of the songs at the Hear-page!
Motivation has had very
positive reviews so far. A quote selection:
Aardschok-magazine: ‘…an amazingly good
Fileunder.nl: ‘Refreshingly different… Jummie!’
OOR-magazine: ‘Four guys, that
have delivered a professional product with Motivation, and contribute to the good reputation of
Dutch progrock abroad. Complex and still very accessible… with the same calm and impact as the
FRET-magazine: ‘Balloon paints beautiful, open views. Spacy, psychedelic, meandering
tracks are the very graceful result. ...and once they get it on, they get it on
ProgWereld: ‘This mix of good songs ánd excitingly extended instrumental passages has
a freshness I feel I haven’t heard in years. Balloon could be big’
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