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Yezda Urfa


Eclectic Prog

3.98 | 211 ratings

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5 stars 5 stars !!! When I heard for the first time in early 90's this "Sacred Baboon" by YEZDA URFA, I stay wondering about how this album don't was released in the 70's or even in the early 80's ?

A very probable answer is... the massive prog rock production in 70's and the ascension of (**?????!!!!) punk rock and disco music in 80's , both more commercial and lucrative in the records business " eclipsed " a countless number of excellent albums ! I can't find any other explanation !

This a album is a must item to a prog collection, you can hear echoes of fantastic bands as for instance YES, GENTLE GIANT, GRYPHON, KING CRIMSOM and some others.

Unlike the majority I consider, in the track 1 "Give 'Em Some Rawhide Chewies" Rick Rodenbaugh's voice more close of Coilin Carter of FLASH than Jon Anderson's vocal timbre. Track 3 "Tota In The Moya" sounds like a KC meeting GG with a fantastic closing section in YES style. Overture of track 5 "Flow Guides Aren't My Bag" (about 1 min 57 min ) is a "demolition" heavy-prog theme and recall me RUSH with fantastic guitar/keyboard/bass and drums performance, the middle theme in GG "flavor" with "crazy" percussion/vocals counterpoint ! In short a pearl , my rate is 5 stars !!!

maryes | 5/5 |


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