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Il Rovescio Della Medaglia


Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.18 | 334 ratings

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4 stars Classical music combinated with choir music and imaginative symphonic progrock. Mmmm. Every song on this album has so much to give, ex. if you listen to this album about 4 minutes, it will take through numerous songparts, when usually 4-minute song would only have verses, chorus and a C -part. It sounds like PFM with new kinda vocalparts and classical kinda interlude. Most of the songs themselves are pure jamming, You can here it, if you ex. listen to "cella 503"; the best parts start at 1:00-2:00. I really love the keyboards in this album, they are invincible to the other musicians, one reason to it is the presence of a Movie music composer Bacalov being, one keyboard player. Pipe organs are marvellous in the short song "Sweet Suite". Every song that has singing on this album, has very difficult singing harmonies (many of it in falset) and lots of italoprog synthesizers used (somebody know what i meant ;>). My favourite songs from this album are "ora non ricordo pił", "lei sei tu: lei", "cella 503", "alzo un muro electrico", "Sweet suite" and "La grande fuga" which is the last song. I sincerely love almost all of the classical parts, although they're not the easiest classical music parts to get in like with TRIUMVIRAT and ELP. That's the reason why this album doesn't easily eat it's greatness. When you compare this to "La Bibbia", if you weren't told that it's the same band, i think you would'nt recognize it. So very good plus to the band that it had progressed so impossibly much in two years. I recommend this to all classical music lovers and all the italoprogrock lovers. Also this album will count well as an introducer to progrock to someone who isn't yet familiar with that genius music genre! Excellent!

oravamangusti | 4/5 |


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