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CRAC !

Area

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.23 | 244 ratings

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Dobermensch
4 stars Demetrio Stratos with his acrobatic yodelling vocals always lifted Area to a higher level than they could have achieved without him, and this album is no different.

'Crac' has to be one of their more accessible albums - which still means it's not very accessible at all. In fact, you could seriously fall out with your neighbours if you play this with any volume.

When Area got going, the whole band seemed to lock into a high speed, big fat funky groove in which they all remained as tight as hell despite the chaos flying all around them at all angles. Probably the most original and talented of all the Italian prog bands I've heard.

Tarzan tonsils, as I call him, could reportedly reach 7000hz with his voice. I bet you there weren't any beer bottles lying around when he did so! Such a shame he died so young, aged just 34 in 1979.

An excellent album which has elements of fusion jazz, prog, experimental vocals and very odd snappy tunes.

Dobermensch | 4/5 |

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