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Court - And You'll Follow The Winds' Rush 'Till Their Breath Dwells CD (album) cover




Rock Progressivo Italiano

3.09 | 9 ratings

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2 stars COURT are an Italian band formed in 1990,which were offered a contract by Music Is Intelligence Label and so they recorded their first album ''And you'll follow the winds' rush till their breath dwells'' in 1993 in a Stuttgart-based studio.COURT try in their junior release to mix folk,medieval and ancient-like music with classic progressive rock.Electric and acoustic instrument change endlessly to create an obsure atmosphere,like a journey through time.The album is filled with medieval tunes,not unlike their compatriots ASGARD,but instead of the massive keyboard use,they prefer a heavier approach to progressive rock with parts coming like a cross between LED ZEPPELIN and KING sounds an inventive work,but things do not work very well actually...

Some acoustic parts are overlong and tend to be very boring,while their heavier groovy passages have a sound that reminds me more of grunge rock bands like NIRVANA or SOUNDGARDEN,which I personally dislike.Vocals are in English and are quite raw,so I don't think they'll be everyboady's cup of tea.In addition,the limited use of keyboards makes the whole effort very minimalistic and the compositions sound very ''dry''.So,this is really an album I find very mediocre and sometimes boring,but it could be an interesting release for those who search for something totally unique-sounding,but not that well-balanced...Can't give more than 2 stars.

apps79 | 2/5 |


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