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OPERA PRIMA

Rustichelli & Bordini

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

3.73 | 56 ratings

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4 stars Will you be overwhelmed by their skill? Or be happier with their natural faces?...I was smilin' in spite of myself!

PAOLO RUSTICHELLI and CARLO BORDINI are two well-skilled young musicians in Italy. This Opera Prima is the one and only album by them two. At that day PAOLO was only 16 years old but in this work he has an atmosphere of a great keyboardist. What a great boy! I guess most of Italian-rock freaks should tell 'bout Nativita' at first. Indeed such a heavy keyboard play can push and kick us away strongly, and the rhythm section (to tell the truth, this is PAOLO's key-bass plus CARLO's percussion.) can strictly and smoothly hit beats. But, believe me, I consider the highlight of this album is the song Icaro. Maybe everyone says why. PAOLO's loud and gaudy (sorry!) voice has real human nature. His vocal is not so nice but absolutely appropriate for their this work. I love his unrefined voice, and this might have really Italian flavour. Furthermore, the attractive point of this album is easiness to listen and understand. Full of pleasant melody and sound is here, and we can feel very little Italian progressive air. The last track Cammellandia has progressive wave but this wave is not hard and eccentric. For these reasons, almost all of Italian-rock freaks can enjoy this, I suggest.

Finally, I'm sure the most attractive keypoint is that two big men would make this album WITH THEIR NATURAL FACES. That is, They could feel happy and pleasant for making and playing, not have difficult thoughts for them. Maybe it's very difficult for us to find such an album with happiness and skilled play.

At first, listen to it. You'll be happy, like me and us. :)

DamoXt7942 | 4/5 |

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