EPIC, the musical

EPIC, the musical: a series of concept albums about Odysseus
Published by Sofia on 2024-03-01 in Nerd
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Hello nerdy and non-nerdy friends!

My name is Sofia and I love Greek mythology and musicals! But what happens when you put those two things together? Well, I go crazy, I love every second of it, and I absolutely have to write an article to tell you all about it!

So, brace yourselves, cause I'm about to blow your mind! Let's talk about EPIC: the musical!
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From the wooden horse to Circe

This is a series of concept albums by Jorge Rivera-Herrans made up of four to five songs. They tell the story of the Iliad and the Odyssey, but in musical form!

They mainly follow Odysseus's story and as of today they're four albums: The Troy Saga (telling the story of Odysseus's role in the Iliad), The Cyclops Saga (Odysseus meeting Polyphemus), The Ocean Saga (meeting the wind god Aeolus and Poseidon) and The Circe Saga (meeting the Sorceress Circe).
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Why you should listen to them

They're SO INCREDIBLE. I honestly can't even describe them to you, cause I feel like I wouldn't do them justice. You truly need to listen to them, so you can hear for yourselves. The melodies are so infectious, guaranteed to get stuck in your head!
Also, just like almost any musical, a lot of talented people decided to create animatics; which are animated videos illustrating the songs. I left you the link to one of them up here and I strongly recommend you check all of them out!
So, what are you doing still here? Go listen to EPIC!