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ORIGINAL MAN

Riff Raff

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.96 | 18 ratings

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armapo
4 stars One of the most underrated prog band ever. Riff Raff released only two albums, and "Original man" imo is the best one, altough the other was very good too. Here the band has the same fusion approach of their debut effort, but more refined and technically excellent on every track. These guys play an intricate mix of pop-rock, melodic sometimes, and sophisticated jazz-rock passages. Tommy Eyre's keys, especially electric piano and synth, are the music focus, but the rythmical section contribute in a special way to beautiful band sound. Wind instruments, sax and flute, improve some fusion moments. Remarkables tracks: the opener "Original man", the intricate "Havakak" (great guitar here!) and the wonderful atmosphere of "Tom's song". This album is a real gem of English Progressive.
armapo | 4/5 |

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