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ROMANTIC WARRIOR

Return To Forever

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.24 | 372 ratings

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Guilleguns
5 stars A masterpiece!

I think this album is underrated here. In my opinion it is RTF's best album and a masterpiece. It's a proper jazz-rock fussion. I love this album because every musician show their huge skills every minute. Every one is trying to play his best in every song. It is an essencial album for any fussion prog or music fan.

1.- Medieval overture: It starts with a fantastic Corea keyboard riff. Then Al Di Meola plays his strong guitar solos with the riff. 9/10

2.- Sorceress: Now it starts with another Clarke bass riff. Then Corea star to play a fabulous piano solo and in the end Corea and Di Meola play the solo together.9/10

3.- Romantic Warrior: This is my favourite song of the album. It is great. It begins with a relaxing and a bit boring part but then Chick Corea starts to play a long piano riff while Stanley Clarke starts to play a bass solo. In this part of the song it looks as if Clarke was fighting against Corea playing their instruments. But when you think the song is over Al Di Meola starts to play his solo with an acoustic guitar and star to fight against Corea and Clarke. A 5-star-song absolutely!10/10

4.- Majestic Dance: This is a song where DiMeola plays his best with strong and very fast solos. 9/10

5.- The Magician: Maybe this is the song I like the least from this album. Although it's full of great solos it's a bit boring.7/10

6.- Duel of the jester and the tyrant (Part I & part II): This is also one of the best songs of the album and RTF. The first part is slow and Corea uses keyboards and it becomes faster and faster. Although in the second part of the song the theme doesn't change very much it continues going higher and faster and better.10/10

My punctuation for "Romantic Warrior": 5 STARS

Guilleguns | 5/5 |

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