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4.09 | 262 ratings

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5 stars The first thing I have to say about Kotebelīs last release is that is my favourite album from 2012. The concerto, regarding composition, is as complex as the finest classical music pieces and is by far superior to 99% of the prog we can find these days (i'm trying to be objective and I state that not because I love these guys, but because every item in the Concerto is interrelated and is very progressive in itself, growing and developing each musical idea). I really don't understand why we can't see that in the prog world more often, it would be great to see how ideas are unified in groups that proudly release "conceptual albums", being the lyrics the only dragline. I really think this album is a labour of love and , in fact, I think it must be a present from Carlos Plaza to his daugther, because is so full of details, complexity and "keyboardness" that is the only thing it crosses my mind. I have to acknowledge that the rest of the album is not as complex, detailed and awesome as the Concerto, but it is done on purpose, because Carlos Plaza wanted to slow down the emotions at the end of the CD. I recommend this album strongly, I discovered them in "The European Pesperctive" radio programme and it got stuck in my mind since then. One of my favs from all time, at the same level of the classics!!!!
waghler | 5/5 |


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