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3.17 | 11 ratings | 1 reviews | 9% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2019

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Antefatto (3:02)
2. Un Mite Inverno (6:23)
3. Il Dubbio (7:17)
4. Il Peso della Misura (6:57)
5. E Scosto I Capelli dal Cuore (0:53)
6. Passaggio (6:45)
7. Una Seconda Strana Sensazione (5:13)
8. L'Erpice (1:16)
9. Nella Colonia Penale (5:29)
10. ...Per Un Libero Pensiero (2:01)
11. Requiem... (6:23)
12. Il Mercato (2:02)
13. Sete (9:27)
14. Conseguenza (3:32)

Total Time 66:40

Line-up / Musicians

- Emiliano Sellati / lead vocals
- Alessandro Fusacchia / acoustic & electric guitars, backing vocals
- Marco Peschi / keyboards, synth, programming, flute
- Andrea Trinca / bass, backing vocals
- Rossano Acciari / drums

Releases information

CD Locanda Del Vento ‎- LDV015 (2019, Italy)

Digital album

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FALENA Una Seconda Strana Sensazione ratings distribution

(11 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(9%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(36%)
Good, but non-essential (45%)
Collectors/fans only (9%)
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Review by TCat
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Eclectic / Prog Metal / Heavy Prog Team
3 stars Falena was formed in 2003, and for the most part, has remained a band with 5 core members, even though a few of them have changed over the years. The three founding members were Andrea Trinca on bass, Emiliano Sellati on vocals and Alessandro Fusacchia on guitar. The band's name is the Italian word for Moth.

In December of 2019, the band released its third full length studio album "Una Seconda Strana Sensazione" (A Second Strange Sensation) with the original founding members joined by Marco Peschi on keyboards, programming and flute, and Rosaano Acciari on drums. This album consists of 14 tracks ranging from about one minute to just over nine minutes for a total run time of over 66 minutes. The album is a concept album which continues to follow the band's anti-hero that goes by the name of Mr. F, a normal man with a complex personality, and the inner conflicts that he deals with.

All of the vocals are in Italian, with the remaining 5 being instrumentals which sometimes contain sound effects or spoken vocals, which are usually short and act more as introductory, transitory and finale tracks. The songs with vocals are lyric heavy and the vocalist is pretty good, evoking the emotion and drama that lovers of RPI expect. The music itself is performed well enough, and there is a good balance of guitar and keyboards with the occasional flair of a flute. The music is a heavy rock sound with some progressive passages. The individual tracks contain some tempo shifts and meter changes, but the music is pretty much your average progressive and hard rock sound. Really, the main thing that sticks out in the overall album is the occasional sound of the flute. Even though it is nothing fancy, it does help bring the album a bit of uniqueness that helps it stand out as being just a notch above the average Hard Rock Progressive sound that tends to be the main style.

The album pretty much follows this pattern with lyric heavy tracks and short intermediary tracks, however, the title track does have longer instrumental sections which gives the musicians some time to do some improvising and free play. There is a bit of variety in the tone of the tracks, some being slow and pensive, but it is mostly upbeat and a bit on the heavy side, but through all of this, nothing really stands out and none of the tracks are really standout tracks either. Overall, it's a pleasant enough listen, but at the end nothing seems to be memorable, groundbreaking or unique, and the recording is not necessarily the best, but it is at least tolerable. The compositions keep you interested enough, and after more exposure, tend to show a bit more individuality, but even then, it's all great music that you have heard before. Because of some decent passages and the quality of the compositions, the album stands just a bit over an average rating of 3.5, but in this case, it rounds down to mostly average. It's good, but nothing really special.

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