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S VREMENA NA VREME

S Vremena Na Vreme

 

Prog Folk

4.08 | 24 ratings

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Seyo
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5 stars Eponymous debut album of this band was surprisingly a mature and strong work.

Surprisingly only if you are not familiar with the fact that these musicians were already established veterans of the Belgrade acoustic music scene in the early 1970s. Additionally they gained skills through frequent composing and performing for various theatre and TV plays and shows, as well as guest appearances on many other albums as studio players.

Although this album is, first and formost, a collection of excellent individual songs where practically all of them could have been hits, the overall arrangement of this release gives a feel of a unifying idea. Seamless flow from one song to another is perfectly done, in a manner that some later BEATLES albums can surely be evoked as a model. Excellent harmony vocals, nice acoustic but also occasional electric guitars and flute, melodic bass lines, organ and some electronic devices, plus several traditional instruments like "prim" and "sargija" (both akin to mandolin or lute), all that make of this album a true masterpiece. It is hard to pinpoint a single track as best example, but the sample provided here, "Tema za sargiju" ("Theme for a Sargija") is an excellent choice. It is instrumental including sargija, acoustic guitars, percussion and later an electric guitar fuzzed solo. All of that can remind of some JETHRO TULL moments. Prog purists may find "S vremena na vreme" too accessible and song-oriented instead of complexity or experimentation. But, perfection sometimes lies in simplicity, harmony and beauty, of what this album is plentiful.

Seyo | 5/5 |

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