Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography


Andrea Perrotta

Crossover Prog

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Andrea Perrotta Irresistibili Distanze album cover
3.94 | 5 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review

from partners
Studio Album, released in 2021

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Puzzle (9:00)
2. Game Over (il gioco finito) (4:31)
3. Rendezvous (7:47)
4. Preludio (nel mare riflesso) (2:40)
5. Irresistibili Distanze (5:49)
6. Velvet #21 (9:45)

Total Time 39:32

Line-up / Musicians

- Andrea Perrotta / vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, drums & percussion, programming, string arrangement, brass arrangement
- Mauro Cavioli / bass
- Daniele Caruso / guitars
- Alessandra Paletta / backing vocals
- Georges Pascal Marchese / string arrangement
- Alessandro Tomei / alto saxophone
- Andrea "Sesto" Graziani / bass
- Gianluca Malafronte / guitar
- Andrea Sisani / guitar
- Andrea Di Santo / synthesizers
- Marco Fusco / bass
- Diego Gangale / guitar
- Alex Massari / guitar

Releases information

CD / Digital via Bandcamp (2021)

Thanks to damoxt7942 for the addition
Edit this entry

Buy ANDREA PERROTTA Irresistibili Distanze Music

ANDREA PERROTTA Irresistibili Distanze ratings distribution

(5 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(80%)
Good, but non-essential (0%)
Collectors/fans only (20%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

ANDREA PERROTTA Irresistibili Distanze reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by DamoXt7942
FORUM & SITE ADMIN GROUP Avant/Cross/Neo/Post Teams
4 stars Colourful progressive rock linked with modern heavy or pop, less authentic RPI-ish symphonic. An Italian creator Andrea PERROTTA born in Rome in 1973 has developed his musical background inspired by lots of rock artists like Pink Floyd, Dream Theater, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson, Neal Morse, especially Italian progressive like PFM or Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso. This album "Irresistibili Distanze" was released in 2021 as his debut full-length album, filled with accessible pop / rock / heavy elements which have roots deeply in his soundscape. He says he has been influenced largely by Rock Progressivo Italiano, but this creation of his obviously involves his delightful melodic creativity based upon diverse artistic factors and pop cultures, not only RPI. Every single track has a good atmosphere and acceptable structure that can be assessed and approved by not only progressive rock audiences but orthodox pop / rock fans.

The departure "Puzzle" includes definite affinity amongst various musical essence. The first paragraph consists of bright, brilliant heavy rock components, followed by a sort of a decent pop-oriented appearance filled with humanity in the middle part. It sounds like he intentionally throws us somewhat energetic messages under such a hard situation all over the world. Also other songs possess edgy sides and smooth moments, fully empowered by his fantastic instrumental technique. Anyway "Preludio (Nel Mare Riflesso)" , launched by his heartwarming piano playing, sounds like a classical oasis for everybody. This shortest stuff shows his gentleness, I'm sure. The last suite "Velvet #21" is kinda awesome one. One of the most RPI-drenched tracks ever but this song cannot end up only with such a simple matter. So goodly featuring metallic, slowtempo melodic, catchy, and lyrical polarities, this masterpiece is full of crucial potentiality. Slightly symphonic texture and glamorous melodious approach remind us of old-fashioned RPI, and powerful heavy experimental attachments encourage us strongly. This track should mention all of his productivity, let me say.

"Irresistibili Distanze" has apparently amazed me as one of fascinating creations in 2021, for the debut album. We will look forward to his future prospects. Enjoy.

Latest members reviews

4 stars Excellent first lp for this very versatile Italian musician. Lots of well connected ideas coming from different musical genres: crossover prog and eclectic prog, Italian progressive rock, heavy prog, progressive metal and also shades of 90's pop (the second track "game over"). I think he takes i ... (read more)

Report this review (#2596907) | Posted by shaft | Sunday, September 26, 2021 | Review Permanlink

Post a review of ANDREA PERROTTA "Irresistibili Distanze"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.