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REWOTOWER

Profusion

 

Eclectic Prog

3.97 | 167 ratings

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Man0waR
5 stars When you hear an album for the first time and you have certain that this CD will be a candidate to one of the albums of the year the vibrations are more than good and also if you keep listening every day, becoming almost an addiction, not only is vibration issue is a matter that PROFUSION have created a magnificent and sublime work.

Honestly it was a completely unknown band for me, despite this "RewoTower" is their second LP (the first was called "One Piece Puzzle" and was released six years ago) and as I mentioned above, from the time the I have found it I can't stop to hear his new album everyday. The band moves to be in one's element between the Heavy and Progressive Rock, but also absorbing influences of jazz, Latin rhythms and folk music from the Caucasus. The distinguished melodies are also a hallmark specially by the excellent work performed by keyboardist Gionatan Caradonna.

The first of the songs that will sound for our ears is the overwhelming Ghost House, where the keyboards clearly seventies not only will welcome it with us for almost the whole song. Another thing that will catch your attention is the remarkable melodic vocals by Luca Latini, who from the first word that brings on the CD will leave us ecstatic, full of excitement and supreme listening enjoyment. If to this we add a super drum beats wrought by the hands of Vladimer Sichinava the conclusion is simple ... Habemus Magnum Opus.

The following two songs are united by the same title, Taste Of Colours, since we are talking about two different parts of a whole. The first one begins in a whisper and later on a super progressive keyboard what is worthy of attention and praise. The singer's voice wrapped up in a classic and exultant piano and seconds later one of the best choruses of the entire album. The singer really stands out and reaches quality levels close to perfection. Again, the piano will inform us that we are in the second of the parts and now the light that shines in the darkness is the guitar solo from Thomas Laguzzi and again that magical, fascinating and crystalline chorus.

Treasure Island has all the aura of mystery that the title implies. With pirates and sea sounds in the beginning, the machine gradually begins to make the perfect gear again and vocalist gives us a new face, more aggressive at times, but will catch us again with his mystical and attractive tone in a new and extraordinary chorus. Before the song continue, we'll found an exquisite part where the singer is close to pop (particularly reminds me the band Simple Minds) and later on the song return to the syncopated and progressive intrinsic rhythms.

The time to relax and daydream comes from Close But So Alone that will be the only and delicate sweet ballad that we find on the CD. In the middle of the song will find some Latin rhythms and even jazzy, thanks to the enormous versatility of singer makes the song really becomes exciting.

On the half of the CD comes one of my favorite moments. Tkeshi has only two minutes but the combined nature sounds, acoustic instruments, violins, percussion and a chorus with a ritualistic tone serving as introduction to Chuta Chani (ჭუტა ჭანი) which is the first single from the album and Italian band has recorded a video. The song is the recreation of a lullaby from the folklore of the young Republic of Georgia (former USSR) retaining some phrases in the original Georgian language (language with centuries of existence and validity). Although the Caucasian Folk will reign in the sound will be found the progressive condiments and they will form an excellent result and turn into my favourite song in this "RewoTower". We hear violins, cellos and all members of the band doing a great chorus but no doubts, the better part is the refined and elegant keyboard solo.

The band will continue with two new songs that will share name again. The two parts of The Tower are quite different from each other. The first starts with a delicate piano and, subject to a progressive step, it will become close to Funk. Again the vocals will do the delight of our ears, and especially the guitar-player and the bassist Luca Cambi back to the seventies to rescue all that Funky spirit. The violins this time we will say that the second half has begun and in a magnificent and exuberant way, the drums will accompany making a pompous and theatrical sound. Again the progressive keyboards dominate our senses and with an unsurpassed guitar will be the main actors in this opus that is almost instrumental except for the last sixty seconds.

Turned To Gold is a half-way song, with early ballad, which appear again some funky overtones from the guitar-and post-classical sounds from the piano to die with the sweet voice of lead singer and so to the last and majestic song. Falling Dedalus exceeds eleven minutes and it will find each and every one of the spices and taste throughout the CD.The song tells the fateful life of Daedalus (according to Greek mythology). We see how in the beginning Simon Hosford gives us an excellent solo from their six strings. The song will alternate culmines points and some quieter (rhythmically speaking) and mainly provided by the great vocalist Luca Latini.

Averaging the four minutes, the progressive sound will take over the completely field , first some more rock (reminding a bit Forniera Marconi Premiata one of the pioneers of Italian Progressive Rock) but after all the keys and the guitar will harden slightly by little sound. After about depth seven minutes we'll perceive sixty seconds of silence but the music back again. In the hidden track, with three minutes of life, we find in the beginning sounds infinitely mystical and progressive, almost new age, but the drums entrance the band we will recreate one of the best passages in the entire CD, the chorus of Ghost House. The album ends at the same way it begins like the ouroboros.

I never tire of saying it? I think it's an excellent album, full of virtuosity, imaginative and super quality and should not go long for fans of Rock / Heavy Progressive. Visit the website of the band buy their two albums as well be contributing to that in a while we have another wonder one CD who will be the successor of this magnificent RewoTower.

Man0waR | 5/5 |

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