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ANALOGY

Analogy

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.01 | 32 ratings

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3 stars Does it bear analogy?

ANALOGY was not a child of Germany in a strict sense. The members were german (with one exception) but never had an appearance there as a band. They worked together in North Italy since 1968 using different names. The eponymous debut was released in 1972 and attracted attention also because of the use of some nude pictures. On the original vinyl release ANALOGY is presenting seven songs with a krautrock attitude, an impressive mix of psychedelic, symphonic, jazz and blues rock. There is a lot of great hammond appearances to point out and the vocals are very unique - most likely comparable with Inga Rumpf or Annie Haslam.

Fine contributions by all band members are guaranteed on the first track which stands for the special style of the band. Dark reflections has a diversified song structure based on a blues theme and contains magical vocals, a dramatic drum work, symphonic organ and a jazzy guitar. Weeping may endure switches between calm vocal parts and heavy simultan hammond and guitar interaction. Indian meditation has transitions to american psych and a fantastic organ part by Nicola Pankoff. The title song might be the highlight for many listeners. He was finally responsible for changing the band name to ANALOGY anyhow. The song is instrumental epic with very interesting psychedelic guitar work but cannot convince me as much as the first songs. The same with the following The year's at the spring which remembers me at Jefferson Airplane. Pan-am flight 249 finally is a bonus track for the Garden Of Delights CD release of the year 2002 - another blues based song nearly on the same level and in the manner of the opener.

A fine debut by ANALOGY with a special mix of styles which deserves a lot more attraction - 3.5 stars.

Rivertree | 3/5 |

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