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Nodo Gordiano

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3.81 | 15 ratings | 3 reviews | 27% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1999

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Pvtrvs (incluso Viaggio nei Canalide del controllo cerebrale) (10:20)
2. Cinque (11:52) :
...Il Bene e il Male
...Lovers' Knot
...Paralleti (ripresa)
3. Il Conformista (8:45)
4. Istambul Blues (8:01)
5. Gordio (7:39)
6. Espresso (2:27)

Total Time 49:04

Line-up / Musicians

- Alessandro Papotto / vocals, synthesizer, tenor & soprano saxophones, clarinet, flute
- Roberto Proietto / guitar
- Andrea De Luca / bass
- Tony Zito / drums

Releases information

Artwork: Andrea De Luca

CD Lizard ‎- 5490142 (1999, Italy)

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NODO GORDIANO Nodo Gordiano ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(27%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(53%)
Good, but non-essential (13%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
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Review by Sean Trane
3 stars Gordian Knots in Italian. These guys made one sole album so far (I bought it as it came out) and I was hoping for more, because the debut , however imperfect, holds many promises. The line-up is your standard prog quartet (guit + KB + rythm section) but the little bonus is that the Kbdist also gets in some saxes.

The album contains two instrumental epics both placed early on the album and the musicianship is impressive although I feel that they are going through the motions without adding too much personality. Only one track has vocals (The Conformist) and this is IMHO the better track on the album although the start Istambul Blues is quite strong also.

Nodo Gordiano is a typical modern italian prog band and this album should please all amateurs of the genre.

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4 stars This is the debut by this contemporary Italian group. The music is rather dark instrumental (one track with vocals) progressive. Especially the guitar work is very gloomy and the very good use of saxophone ads nice mysticism. The bass work of Andrea de Luca often stands out and overall the rhythm ... (read more)

Report this review (#45052) | Posted by geezer | Wednesday, August 31, 2005 | Review Permanlink

5 stars Excellent debut, with a touch of experimental and metaphisical elements. The cover, a De Chirico painting, fits perfectly most of the magmatic content. Long instrumental pieces, Pvtrus and Gordio, built around outstanding bass lines, often on the psychedelci side and a shorter number, Espresso, ... (read more)

Report this review (#45048) | Posted by | Wednesday, August 31, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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