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Medina Azahara


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The year was 79 when five young lovers of Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Pink Floyd and decided, after several failed attempts, form a band with professional aspirations.
. Little by little, they share their musical interests to achieve their own musical line that meant the most innovative and hard about the new “Rock Andaluz”, the cultural movement that, at the time, moved to the masses of young, rebellious against and essentially established forms thirsty for freedom.

. In 1980 achieved record their first album that, after the fashion of the time, the group was named “Madinat al-Zahra”. This album contained a song “Walking in the Mosque” that from his native Cordoba was spreading throughout the country to become an authentic Andalusian feel anthem.
. Success was almost instant, and suddenly, the gang was forced to take a career in one year I did two laps on the map and at the same time, composing songs for a new album.
. “Corner of the Wind” was released in 81 following the success of the previous line, then came “Andalusia” in 82, but at the same time as “the Madrid scene” began to take its first steps, the “Andalusian rock “went resenting the time and was exhausted commercially. The result was a break in the record that Medina was active tour after tour.
. In 1986 the band decided to self-finance their 4th album tired of waiting for the opportunity that never came.


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