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Officina Meccanica


Rock Progressivo Italiano

3.73 | 30 ratings

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5 stars AMAZING ALBUM! 6 stars from me

I want more music like this!Very sad that they never released proper album,only singles in 70's.Too 2007 ,when this compilation was released lucky Italians were witnesess of their greatness and beutifull weirdnes in their very unique music.I first saw them on Youtube where you can see how surreal and wild their live shows looked like in great 70's. After receiving this cd it took me a while to get into the proper mood to spin this awesome music artiffact.I knew it is going to be a ride,and it was!!!It was even better then I expected.If you like some comparison to some other band I can't give it to you because I don't know any who could provide this unusuall amalgam of excellent drumming(some parts reminds me frantic drumming of Tucker) ,dramatic changes from slow to fast,wild singing at times,great timing and lots of and I mean lots of sax and trumpet work,and all that was composed in genious matter.With my poor english I can't describe it any better.What is more important,I did not want this album to end!!!!I want moooore!!!!Some albums are not interesting enough to hear it all,you probably are familiar with this as well.Some parts of their songs made me really wild(moving parts of my body in weird manner) and some almost put me to state of intoxication and that's what I call power of music. Some experience prog listeners/reviewers were recommending as similary sounding - Rocky's Filjs.Well that is hard to diggest that recommendation because Officina Meccanica is one of the kind bands who can really raise goosebumps all over me.Some moments in their music are unforgettable experience.I will review Rocky's Filj as soon as I receive it in mail(I ordered that last night). I highly recommend this album for fans Pholas Dactylus,Osanna and similar outfits and for lovers of unconventional music with passion and feelings.

zappadaddy | 5/5 |


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