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PABLO "EL ENTERRADOR"

Pablo

 

Symphonic Prog

3.76 | 44 ratings

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apps79
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5 stars ''Pablo el enterrador'' is one of those hidden gems of progressive rock,that was digged up from the ashes of time and became widely known to the public.What was the year of its release remains a mystery,the more common being 1983,while there are resources that indicate its release somewhere in 1979/1980.The sure thing is that this is a top notch work of symphonic progressive rock.The band consisted of four members,two of them being keyboardists,so obviously their style is quite keyboard-dominated.

Often comared to the Italian masters of the 70's,PABLO EL ENTERRADOR deliver romantic progressive rock dominated by sensational vocals by (guitarist) Jose Maria Blanc and absolutely marvelous musicianship.There is heavy and constant use of electric piano by Omar Lopez,which makes their music sound so delicate and classical,but the strongest point of them is the fantastic instrumental interplays,which are numerous,trully polished yet mind-blowing,filled with melodic guitars,atmospheric synthesizers,classical-sounding electric pianos and some minimoog synthesizer as well.Blanc,who handles also the guitars,chooses a very emotional style of playing,which sometimes is enriched by South-American melodies.Yes,there are a couple of songs with an intense pomp-rock feeling and some cheesy synths,but again you'll be amazed by the magnificence of the instrumental work,the fast tempos and the changing moods!

''Pablo el enterrador'' should be spread even more to a wider audience,for it was an album with stunning musicianship,great vocals and strong melodies in a difficult period for producing intricate music.One of the best progressive rock albums ever and,of course,extremely highly recommended!

apps79 | 5/5 |

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