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ROLLER

Goblin

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.05 | 167 ratings

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Suedevanshoe
5 stars After a year of casual listening, I finally took the time it takes to get acquainted with Goblin's Roller. It's been spinning in my player going on four days straight.

Goblin's methods are subtle on this record, compared to the output of their contemporaries. Fully mature and emotionally complex, Goblin's sound on Roller is restrained, litlting, at at certain points downright lovely. Track 4, "Il Risveglio Del Serpente" is a shining example--a tasteful live piano solo that sounds like Keith Emerson on downers.

This album contains the funkiest prog tune (Snip Snap) one of the best all time openers in "Roller" one of the best prog jams in "Goblin" and easily one of the best closers of all time in "Dr Frankenstein". What a dynamic way to end an almost flawless album. Time floats by when I listen to this one, and each sound is a trip for me.

I'm glad I took the time to listen to this one and I give it the highest marks I can. Great cover art too enhances the classic feel.

Suedevanshoe | 5/5 |

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