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Over the course of a career that's spanned five decades, Saga have established themselves as one of Canada's most successful progressive rock bands, and have found a loyal, international audience for their ambitious music. Saga was formed in Oakville, Ontario by bassist and keyboard player Jim Crichton, and singer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Michael Sadler; Crichton had been a latter-day member of Toronto rockers Fludd and when he struck up a friendship with Sadler, they began writing songs. Crichton recruited fellow Fludd alumni Steve Negus (drums) and Peter Rochon (keyboards), as well as his brother, Ian Crichton (lead guitar), and the first lineup of Saga was complete, with the new band making their live debut in June 1977. From the outset, Saga was committed to playing original material their own way, and with close to 30 songs already in their repertoire, Saga went into the studio to record an album six months after their first show. The self-financed project was picked up for release by the Canadian branch of Polygram Records, and Saga's self-titled debut was released in June 1978; the album also featured two songs in what would become known as "The Chapters," a non-sequential song cycle which formed a futuristic narrative spread out over several albums. The album sold well in Canada and did surprisingly well in Germany as an import item, and Polygram signed the band to an international deal. For Saga's second album, 1979's Images at Twilight (which spawned a minor hit single in Canada, "It's Time"), Greg Chadd replaced Peter Rochon, and on 1980's Silent Knight, Chadd was out and Jim Gilmour became the band's new keyboard player. Silent Knight sold well in Canada, and Saga's next effort, 1981's Worlds Apart, would be their international breakthrough; produced by Rupert Hine, the album featured a major hit single in "On the Loose" ("Wind Him Up" also reached the Top 40), and earned platinum sales awards in Canada and the United States; the tour that followed produced a live album, 1982's In Transit. 1983's Heads or Tales also sold well, if not as well as its predecessor, and featured another successful single, "The Flyer," while 1985's Behaviour included the hit "What Do I Know." However, Behaviour was Saga's last album with Hine as producer, and their next effort, 1987's Wildest Dreams, found Gilmour out of the band and Steve Negus replaced by session drummer Curt Cress. Gilmour and Negus formed the Gilmour-Negus Project, and Saga went on hiatus following 1989's The Beginner's Guide to Throwing Shapes, which was a commercial disappointment. In 1993, Saga returned with their classic lineup — Sadler, the Crichton Brothers, Gilmour, and Negus — for a new album, The Security of Illusion. The album marked a return to the more purely progressive style of Saga's early work, and while it didn't fare well on the Canadian or American sales charts, it sold well in Germany, Sweden, and Scandinavia, where the group had developed a passionate following, and from this point onward, Saga would focus most of their touring and promotional efforts on these markets as well as their native Canada. In 1994, Saga wrote and recorded musical scores for a short-lived American television series, Cobra; this music would become the basis of the 1994 album Steel Umbrellas. 1995's Generation 13 was that prog rock staple, a concept album, and in 1997, as the band celebrated their 20th anniversary, they released two discs — a new studio set, Pleasure and the Pain, and an archival release, Phase 1, which collected demo recordings of the songs from Images at Twilight. In 2001, the band scored an unexpected hit single in Canada with "Money Talks," an acoustic-flavored tune from the album House of Cards. In 2003, Steve Negus left Saga, and Christian Simpson became the band's new drummer, making his recorded debut on the 2004 album Network. Simpson only lasted two years with Saga, and in 2005, Brian Doerner, formerly of Helix, took over behind the drums. More surprising for many fans was the announcement by Michael Sadler that he would leave Saga at the end of 2007, citing the stress of traveling and a desire to spend more time with his family. Rob Moratti, ex-Final Frontier, was tapped to become Saga's new singer, and he appeared on their 2009 album The Human Condition. In 2011, Saga announced that Michael Sadler had rejoined the lineup, with major tours of Europe and Scandinavia in the works.

Title: Trust

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Metal

Title: Detours

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Progressive Rock

Title: PDKT - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Pop

Title: Night (Live)

Artist: Saga

Genre: Pop

Title: My Own Way

Artist: Saga

Genre: Pop

Title: Rio - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: House, Dancefloor, Dance Pop

Title: Molotov

Artist: Saga, Thelonious Martin

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Teu Sofrer - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Sagacity

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Behaviour

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Pop Rock

Title: Te Quiero Ver - Single

Artist: Saga, Sonyc

Genre: Latin

Title: Robber - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Dancefloor, Dance Pop

Title: Ian Collection I

Artist: Saga

Genre: Pop

Title: Together - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Electronica, Pop

Title: La Trace

Artist: Saga

Genre: World Music

Title: Network

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock

Title: Heads Or Tales: Live

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock

Title: Telur Dadar - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Kids

Title: Valkyrian

Artist: Saga

Genre: Pop

Title: On My Own

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Pop

Title: Silent Knight

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Pop Rock

Title: Lagu Ikan - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Kids

Title: Ian Collection II

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock

Title: Push - Single

Artist: Saga, Sinetik

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Symmetry (Acoustic)

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock, Punk Rock

Title: Defining Moments:Volume 1

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock

Title: Jag Jao Run - Single

Artist: Saga

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Cheese

Artist: Saga

Genre: Electronica

Title: Worlds Apart Revisited

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock

Title: Marathon

Artist: Saga

Genre: Rock

Collections

Title: DreamTeam

Genre: Reggae, Pop

Title: 100% Rock CD 2

Genre: Rock

Title: 100% Rock CD 6

Genre: Rock

Title: Oh What A Feeling

Genre: Rock, Pop

Title: Solo Novedades 2016

Genre: Pop

Title: 50 Latin Hits 2016

Genre: Pop

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Title: New Rap

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Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: Rise (The Box Set)

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Title: A3C, Vol. 6

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Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: NextRated

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Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap

Title: 11: 11

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Title: Commotion Vol, 4

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Artist: Kg

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Title: Commotion Vol, 1

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Genre: World Music, Ethnic

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Artist: 08

Genre: World Music, Ethnic

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