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Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.22 | 11 ratings

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4 stars Alas + Pinta tu Aldea!

It is good to notice that people is aware of lesser known bands, nevertheless they are only a few people that i could count with my own fingers, so what we have and love to do as followers of good music, is give a support to those lesser known bands, for example, with reviews!

Alas was a superb trio from Argentina who was part of the development of the progressive rock scene in South America, they released sadly only a couple of albums, but thet good thing is that both albums are excellent and were made with an exquisite musical quality and great compositions.

This time i started with the easiest review, i mean i am reviewing their compillation album, usually called a "The best of", so probably i will not be so specific about the songs and the band, i prefer to be more enthusiastic in the studio albums, so wait for those reviews and you will find more details.

This compillation of Grandes Exitos (greatest hits) is nothing but their two albums in one with the exception of a song called Silencio de Aguas Profundas, what Alas offer is a music full of great keyboards reminding me sometimes to Return to Forever for instance, with an extra and beautiful touch of the traditional sound of Tango from Argentina, the music is of course jazz fusion oriented, with some touches of symphonic prog and even a bit folk here and there, bombastic moments and very calm ones, all are songs of an extraordinary quality that everyone could love, this album contains 7 songs 4 long ones and 3 short ones that make a 70 minute album.

My favorite songs are "Buenos Aires Solo es Piedra", "A Quienes si no" and "La Casa del Mosquito", but believe me that every single track is excellent!

If you dont know Alas, this could be a nice way to start with his music, though it is always better to start with studio albums, my grade, 4 stars!! Highly recommendable to any prog lover!

memowakeman | 4/5 |


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