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Biografie : Almôra


Almora was founded in 2001 as a musical project of the Turkish musician Soner Canozer. After the release of the EP Standing Still & Cyrano they published their debut album Gates of Time in 2002 on the Turkish label Zihni Müzik. The follow-up album Kalihora's Song was released in 2003 and also received attention abroad.
The release of their third studio album Shehrâzad in 2004 was followed by positive reactions from all over the world. The newspaper Milliyet and the Blue Jean Magazine referred to it as one of the five best Turkish rock albums ever. Particularly in Japan the album got recognized and two songs were even included in the musical Jazzy Fairies/Revue of Dreams by the popular Japanese theater group Takarazuka Revue.
In 2006 the band released their fourth studio album 1945 in collaboration with the Turkish opera tenor Hakan Aysev. In 2008 it was followed by their latest album Kıyamet Senfonisi which features a guest appearance of the Turkish rock musician Ogün Sanlısoy.

Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almora_(band)