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Pablo El Enterrador


Symphonic Prog

3.27 | 30 ratings

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3 stars ''Pablo'' released their first album some fifteen years ago. It was a remarkable and symphonic prog album.

I have to say that when you listen to the opening number from their sophomore album, the mood is still in line. It is rather intricate and draws your attention at any moment. I would have expected some more aerial keys and guitar fantasy. It will remain a nice and delicate vocal exercise. Still : a very good start.

Some more romantic and delicate sounds with '' La Ciudad Eterna'' But more easy listening music (of course we are in the late nineties this time'). A pleasant song indeed but nothing from the other world (and this has nothing to do with the Spanish lyrics, sorry Ivan).

A song like ''Emigrante'' could have been the highlight of this album. It starts brilliantly but then evolves into a cheap ''Genesis while they were three'' and poppish tune but the final part is again excellent. Quite bizarre I have to say'

The most delicate parts of this album like '' Sentido De Lucha'' sounds very much like the great Italian Symph Prog. Light piano and inspired vocals. It also features a very melodic guitar solo to close. A very good number indeed !

The vocals from Blanc are really emotional and high pitched. Again, Italian symph is not far away (''San Vicente''). But overall, the songwriting is slightly behind their original work . Some more poppish at moment and less inspired probably.

The whole of this album flows nicely but lacks of great and inspiring moments, even if again there is great delicacy here and there (''Solo Viento''). But it is more thanks to the vocal parts.

The last three songs are rather average to say the least. Not to mention the poor ''Accionista'' already featured on their first album. But ''Mitad y Mitad'' is of the same caliber (poppish and useless). Press next of course' This album is not bad per se but still ; but I am rather disappointed. But was it possible to do better than their first release ? I guess not.

The closing number ''Fotograf'a'' is probably the worst of this offering. When you will press next, it will over' This is not a bad album,but it features some poor tracks . As a whole, I will rate it with three stars.

ZowieZiggy | 3/5 |


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