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CARDEILHAC

Cardeilhac

 

Heavy Prog

3.05 | 12 ratings

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maryes
5 stars All the time that I come across disks as this only album of the band CARDEILHAC, I am thinking about how many bands "dissolved" for support lack (production) and as we lost as regards to musical creativity due to this fact. In this work this band shows clearly that it could have followed a promising career (if it had gone straight ahead), because the disk is of the year of 1971, year in that some bands that would go becoming icons of the progressive were still been in "mature process" as for instance: YES "The Yes Albun" & "Fragile", GENTLE GIANT "Acquiring the Taste" (a suggestive title, that it illustrates that I want to say very well ) and URIAH HEEP "Look attn Yourself", Unhappily was not this the case of the band in it analyzes. Talking about the disk (and for extension for the band) it is treated well of a "rough diamond" a mixture of hard-rock & progressive, his music is filled of unexpected passages with scales done sometimes for duets of bass/guitar and sometimes for guitar/keyboards. Besides I can mention countless moments of the disk in that one can hear "echoes" of the search for the virtuosity and creativity that it would characterize the progressive during the whole 70's. I mention the track 2 "Everybody" that seems part of a rockabilly concert "after the ingestion of a lot of LSD", with a final passage totally different from the initial theme but that is perfectly fit in in the context. The track 3 with an brief introduction that reminded me YES (for the combination of guitar chords "a l" Steve Howe, added the bass/drums line), ending in a rock'n'roll to the "fashion" of CREAM and THE WHO. The track 4 that begins with a Hammond-Organ theme in Jonh Lord's "vein" (Child in Time) and it presents a theme with guitar?bass scales with a "killer" battery reminding some moments of URIAH HEEP. The track 6 with a theme inspired in E L & PALMER!!! I could write about all of the trackss and their wonderful variations, but it would be tedious. Therefore accept my of advice and hear that lost pearl of the progressive. After writing so much, I think my quotation is obvious.... 5 stars!!!
maryes | 5/5 |

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