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Festa Mobile


Rock Progressivo Italiano

3.99 | 113 ratings

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Roberto A.
5 stars I gave to this album 5 stars, i know, this is an important rating, could be this disc a masterpiece of RPI music? In my hopinion, yes. Festa Mobile is one of the many italian band who released just a disc in their carrier then disappeared. Like as many others obscure italian band, such as "Triade" or "Seconda Genesi", just to name a few, they released an excellent work. "Diario di Viaggio della Festa Mobile" is a dream write in music, a concept album who describe the band's travel to an immaginary lands and towns. Like a classic RPI here there are immaginary lands (Stellas), Kings (Xin On), priestess (Aristea) and consideration about the people's life. This concept has classic RPI lyrics sung in a classic RPI styles and in a good way. The real point of different who decided tho mark with 5 stars this work is the music. The music construction in this album is absolutely fantastic! As i wrote before, this album sound like a dream. Try to close your eyes and let the music enter inside you. This music is an oneiric trip, thank to the fantastic keyboard's work and the various assortments of bells. The concept is a classic RPI oriented but not the music. The drum's work is real strange (listen "la corte di Hon") and often you can heard curious rhythms fills. It is the same for the keyboards (played often with classical piano sound) and the guitar has a curious sound (it remember me the sound of Frank Zappa's guitar in the "Chunga's Revenge" album). In this work there are some strange, strong music part often very agressive but suddenly you can find great melodies ("Aristea"). Definitively, for me, this is a strange abnormal RPI obscure masterpiece, nice lyrics, oneiric atmosphere, aggressive music part, great melodies, jazzy parts and last but not least this album is well recorded for an obscure band like this. I have a big collection of RPI album but "Diario di Viaggio" is one of the few who give me particular emotions.

5 stars!

Roberto A. | 5/5 |


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