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Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso


Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.38 | 1185 ratings

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5 stars The intimate rivalry between so many bands in Italian musical landscape of '70 has created some Music Giants. Banco de Mutuo Soccorso? a Unique Band. I love Concept Albums. I think they transmit to the listeners a more complete musical experience. Is the case of RPI that often give to us some examples of Concepts. This one explain in artistic terms the Darwin's theory of evolution. Listening to it, you might materialize in a primordial past, when everything was still forming. The atmospheres in opening song "L'evoluzione" makes order between elements of primordial soup that will create the first forms of life. The song goes to fixing the idea of no creation by gods, leaving free space to natural evolution order. Surely the value-added of the album is the combination between two Nocenzi brother's keyboards which create perfect synthetized atmospheres that with elegance turn to fascinating piano executions. A crescendo of men goals in "La Conquista Della Posizione Eretta" creates in my mind clear images of a primitive men leaving the position to 4 feet and run free between the trees. Finally the visions of brushwood and stones go away from this new man that look at the horizon. Like an intermezzo the song "Danza Dei Grandi Rettili" play for many dancing dinosaurs, while Francesco Di Giacomo's voice seem to make "noise" from the depths of the soul when sing about hunting time whit other men in "Cento Mani E Cento Occhi" . His voice can let be beauty, fascinating, pure, every "ugly love" in "750.000 Anni Fa... L'amore" "Miserere Alla Storia" philosophically offers men's constructions, which arrives until the Star of Sirius, between millennial glories and perfect insistent rhythms. "Ed Ora Io Domando Tempo Al Tempo Ed Egli Mi Risponde... Non Ne Ho!" is their way to conclude this wonderful album. Apparently does not seem to belong to the same theme, but personally I think with this song they want to express a kind of reflection about time which all in all dominates everything, in the same way that a holy law dominates evolution.


Utnapishtim | 5/5 |


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