Cat. No. : LHC175
Recorded at the same time (July 1972) at the same studio (Bavaria Studios, Munich) as Amon Düül II`s well known and of their best efforts "Wolf City", Utopia was a common project by Amon Düül II producer and musician Olaf Kübler (saxophone, moog) and Düül bass player Lothar Meid. Using the synergy of the parallel sessions with the Wolf City recordings, Olaf Kübler appreciated Düüls singer Renate Knaup–Krötenschwanz as singer of 2 of the album tracks and Düül heads Weinzierl and Karrer on guitar and violin. There is also a different version of Deutsch–Nepal on the album. As Olaf Kübler reminds Deutsch–Nepal was originally planned to record only for the Utopia album. Musically Utopia has a lot in common with the Düül records "Wolf City" and "Viva la Trance" and slightly early Passport and Embryo influences. It’s a very worthy and satisfying record with a hypnotic charisma. Originally released in December 1973. Remastered from original master tape and with a true and honest making of story. A masterpiece.