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Not A Good Sign


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4.05 | 122 ratings

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4 stars Not A Good Sign is an eclectic former rock band from Milan, Italy. Founded in 2011, they claim to be resonating melody and lyrics, melancholy and colorful music. They are composed of keyboard player Paolo BOTTA from Yugen, guitarist Francesco ZAGO and producer Marcello MARINONE. Yugen is a pioneer band and Not A Good Sign is relatively easy to listen to. The team name "not a good sign" is their reflection on global climate issues. This is reflected in their 2013 first year. For music, they tend to dynamically match the buffer and string ensembles. The mood is often Melancholy, lonely and desperate, a little symphony, of course, they also have very heavy moments, which makes them close to the KC, but also evoke memories of ÄNGLAGÅRD and ANEKDOTEN. In this year's new album "Icebound", they invited David Jackson, a member of the VDGG, to play the flute and saxophone, as well as the use of violins and chimes to enrich the music. The violin was used in the 9-minute epic Hidden Smile, a bit of a pioneering feeling. The following Down Below and Truth can be said to be a bit heavy. The last epic was Trapped In. David Jackson's saxophone sounded, but the emotions seemed tense. Finally it was even a little distorted. It seemed to express some anxiety (for the album name Icebound). See, this is still an expression of environmental issues?). Overall, the first half of the album was relatively symphonic and approachable. After Zhang had some experiments, he returned to Yugen's old line, but the string and saxophone graced it a lot and could give a Samsung half to four stars. fraction.
mitarai_panda | 4/5 |


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