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4.14 | 24 ratings

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4 stars Wow !!! Abash's third album really has this wow factor in abundance.

Abash was/hopefully still is a band who combines RPI with heavy prog, African and Arabic rhythms. They are in this respect a much softer and a female vocals version of the likes of Myrath and Orphaned Land. Well, not exactly copycats, but the Middle East music comes thick and fast on this album.

The instruments used here is acoustic and electric guitars, Hammond organs, piano and other keyboards, bass, drums and some local instruments. The basis though in this music is a mix of Italian pop/rock, folk rock, heavy prog and RPI. That and Annarita Luceri's excellent vocals. Her vocals fits the music like a hand in a glove. She is in her own right a superb vocalist. That makes this music both pastoral, very symphonic, a bit heavy and folky.

The music too is superb. Most of the songs here are superb with the five minutes long Niuru Te Core as one of the better Italian songs I have ever heard. My only gripe is the lack of one or two really excellent songs. But besides of that; this album hits every base.

This is a truly superb album which deserves a lot more attention than it currently gets.

4.5 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 4/5 |


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