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CHERRY FIVE

Cherry Five

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

3.88 | 125 ratings

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Kazuhiro
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4 stars Existence and the situation of the band that projects in the flow that derives at the dawn in Prog Rock of Italy might certainly be various. The trend of the market seen at the time of 1975 from especially 1972 was active. The existence of Cherry Five that only announces this album in the situation will be able to be called valuable existence in Prog Rock of Italy.

As for an original and expression of feelings part to which the band of Prog Rock of Italy had gone, a lot of unique cultures that the band in other countries doesn't have are involved. The rush power and the throb feeling of this Cherry Five will have been existence in a lot of bands where the diversity existed to which uniformity by the construction of a technical tune in respect to perform was done enough.

Generally, this band is known as an antecedent of the situation that reaches "Goblin". However, the united music characters and technical parts might have had the originality not installed only by Prog Rock of simple Italy. Certain part of composition of sound and tune. And, the impression that "Yes" and "Gentle Giant" are recollected will be given. However, the absorption of an original melody of Italy and music is expressed enough as their tastes.

The relation between about some respects and time can be enumerated if it thinks about the situation by centering on this Cherry Five. Part of creation of composition power of expression of feelings by Claudio Simonetti of keyboard player who will be known later as member of "Goblin" and guitar player's Massimo Morante and Bass player's Fabio Pignatelli and tune to rush. In addition, existence of "Il Ritratto Di Dorian Gray" that had existed as history of activity of music before this Cherry Five. And, the situation of the band that was called "Oliver" that derived from the band might have been in the part gradually exactly revolutionized in the market of Prog Rock of Italy. It is said that the member had already visited Britain as a guess at this time. Perhaps, it is guessed that it is reflected in lyrics all English to which the event at this time is sung by this album.

The existence of Carlo Bordini of the drum player known by the member of "Rustichelli&Bordini" might act overwhelmingly on the band, too. It contributes enough as a Music character of the band ..him.. the part of the nucleus. Part of construction of rhythm that supports band from the under and complete technology surely. And, the song of active Tony Tartarini gives the listener the impression of the axis of the band as a member of "L'uovo Di Colombo". The melody of the song completely contributes to an original tune that is. The flavor and originality that Italian Rock done at this time is good are equipped enough.

The activity of Cherry Five known well as a situation in which it went to "Goblin" for the above- mentioned description did not continue long as a result. The band by this member did not exist when the debut album of Cherry Five was announced because of the relation of the recording of "Profondo Rosso" of Goblin produced at the same time. The absorption of exactly good symphonic and the unique culture are uniting valuable existence. the Music character that Cherry Five didThe throb feeling and the rush power united overall might be overwhelming.

As for "Country Grave Yard", the theme of an original melody in close relation to six rhythms is impressive. Expression of feelings melody in close relation to straight rhythm. The part, the song, and the chorus of the keyboard and the guitar produce the sense of relief. Solo of the keyboard in close relation to the part of complete Rock is overwhelming. And, the composition with the tension that makes three rhythms a base is calculated from the part of ensemble of the band well. The rhythm and the melody developed one after another are tunes for them.

"The Picture Of Dorian Gray" starts in symphonic and a pastoral part. And, it is partial of the construction of a complex melody that is reminiscent of a few "Yes" and "Gentle Giant". Part of flavor that Rock to rush straight from 16 notes is good. The melody and the throb feeling are expressed enough. The part of the melody and the unison with a bright keyboard the guitar is impressive.

"The Swan Is A Murderer Part 1" produces the melody and the dash feeling of good symphonic. The melody with expression of feelings while taking the element of the chamber is constructed. A tune advanced as the rhythm of the shuffle is multiused will have a complete symphonic and classic element.

"The Swan Is A Murderer Part 2" shifts from the part of Intro with the tension to the part with the dash feeling. The band expresses ensemble exactly in union. The processing of the song and the chorus is complete. There is a flavor of good Italian Rock.

"Oliver" makes the tension with a good melody of the guitar and the keyboard. The composition in which a complex melody and eight rhythms developed one after another are not felt is splendid. The dash feeling and the tension continue. And, the melody with the anacatesthesia that appears during the tune and the line of Bass expand the width of the tune. It is possible to listen to very original development that is. The part of the dash feeling and five rhythms visited again heads for the top.

As for "My Little Cloud Land", ensemble of the band is splendid. It is expressed as a part where a melody that gives the sense of relief and original development are given. The music character of "Yes" and "Gentle Giant" might be reminiscent. However, the listener is told the element of complete Italian Rock enough. The continuousness of a complex melody and the rhythm in technical respect has good composition power.

Generally, it is known well as a band to reach "Goblin". However, the music character that they had constructed showed a high technology with originality enough. It is likely to always belong to a valuable position as an album of the band only announced.

Kazuhiro | 4/5 |

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