We've heard a lot of music in that time haven't we? A lot of great music, some amazing discoveries... a lot of crap too, necessarily. I wager that in those 3 years we heard more new music than 99.9 % of humans hear in their entire lifetimes. But of course we who do this and read this are not ordinary people-- for us music is our passion, our drug, our first love, the only taste of heaven we'll ever have on this earth (as I said before).
Here, the second track, "The Despirator" is utterly amazing. Both this and "Flower of Eternity" are just ne plus ultra hallmarks of the complex and well-thought-out euro-fusion style.
Those minor second guitar arpeggios in the former song, perhaps invented by mahavishnu John McLaughlin originally (?) just kill me every time. All compositions are by the guitarist Jan Tolf (he with the hooded monk's beard on the back).
Now prepare for The Despirator to run you over and leave you gasping: