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4.24 | 138 ratings

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5 stars Barbaro got my attention on the list of 'TOP 100 Little Known But Highly Rated Studio Albums of All Time''. I did not hesitate to get the album since I am really interested in rock in opposition and Belgian progressive music at the same time.

Musicianship limits was really pushed hard in this album. The pioneer of the band, Roger Trigaux, managed an incredible job with the other members of the band. First of all, despite it is an instrumental album (I usually prefer music with vocals) it still gives a great point of view to the whole composition written by the composers. What do I mean with this? What I mean is; as soon as you get into the album, you can feel a certain topic is rolling between the musicians and with every note flows by, you can reach a clear imagination of the Present music. Maybe this is supplied by the great balance between the musicians. Especially in the first song called 'Vertiges' this feeling never goes away. Great bass guitar partitions, experimental contribituons of saxophone and incredible piano playing makes this album a masterpiece in the eyes of a rock in opposition fan.

Barbaro is a special album which can describe the modern progressive rock in an experimental way. One with an open ear can not miss this.

omardiyejon | 5/5 |


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