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Le Orme

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

1.46 | 32 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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1 stars I really wonder what was the kick to release such a poor record eight years after another one "Venerdi"?

IMHHO, their last great effort was the excellent "Storia O Leggenda" (one of their best albums released in 1977). What came later were semi classical oriented albums or dreadful electro oriented ones.

This album belongs to the latter category. Even if some emotional vocals are featured during "Diventare". One of the very few bearable songs from this offering. But don't expect anything like their great and wonderful music of the seventies. This song is just above average from their weakest period, no more.

It is obvious that "Le Orme" had nothing interesting to propose with this album. "Le Orme" was released in 1990, ages after their last studio effort. And this one clocks at thirty five minutes which is sufficently representative of their poor inspiration at that time. And after all, it is better that way. At least one doesn't spend too much time in discovering such a poor work.

Even a reggae track is featured. Is this Italian reggae? I don't know. The only thing I am sure of is that "25 maggio 1931" sounds like s**t. The only song deserving a mention is "Se tu Sorridi Brucia il Mondo". At least it features very good and subtle vocals from Aldo Tagliapietra. But of course this is no big news since he provided this great feeling for about twenty years already.

IMO, if it was only to produce such a poor (to say the least) record, "Le Orme" should have called it quit some years ago. But they will come back later with better stuff. Still, this one doesn't deserves more than one star (and this is even overrated). Don't ever bother to listen to this crappy album.

ZowieZiggy | 1/5 |

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