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Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM) - The World Became the World CD (album) cover


Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)


Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.02 | 393 ratings

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Andrea Cortese
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4 stars "...thank God if sometimes your oyster holds a pearl, when the world remains the world..."

And this record is another precious pearl in the extraordinary italian prog scene! Does it's a strange thing italian people listening to PFM's english lyrics' albums? Not so, really since this record is very popular even in Italy. In any case it is said curiosity is the spice of life and so, it's a valuable decision to pick up The World Became the World! Just to compare it with the original italian issue "L'Isola di Niente" (Isle of Nothing). That's the reason that has moved my buying. I was only wondering how it would have been the atmpsphere of an english record from an italian band who tried then to make wider success both in US and UK (more in the first, really).

Despite lyrics provided by the ex Crimson's lyricist Pete Sinfield, I cannot say it is superior than the original one. Maybe it would be better for non italian listeners who can understand words, not for us, though!

Value: 4 - 4.5

Andrea Cortese | 4/5 |


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