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Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso


Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.03 | 308 ratings

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5 stars I haven't listened so much to Banco del Mutuo Soccorso before, just some pieces here and there and of course liked what I heard but now I bought the vinyl "Banco"(1975) which is the band's fourth studio album and have listened to it some marvelous times. This is really so fantastic music you could guess it to be. The wonderful cover with the singer looking at a shining shoe on a brown background. The time of music on this record is very long, fourty six minutes which is totally perfect because all the tunes here are so amazing.

We must thank Pier Luigi Calderoni(drums, percussion), Gianni Nocenzi(grand piano, clarinet, synthesizer), Renato D'Angelo(bass, guitar), Rodolfo Maltese(guitars, trumpet, vocals), Vittorio Nocenzi(organs, synthesizers, strings) and Francesco di Giacomo(vocals) for the music they give us.

I have written it already but it couldn't be said too many times. This is incredible music, amongst the best prog that exists on planet earth. From the lovely classical intro "Chorale" to the end with "Traccia II" they deliver so good music that you become exhausted. I think I like "Metamorphosis" and "Nothingäs the same" the two longest most but of course it's best to hear it all on the same occation. The inspiration there comes from many direction, the classical world, rock music, folk and another prog of course. This music and band makes my happy and fileld with joy and I hope the rest will bring me just as satisfied as this. A highly recommended record which is in masterclass! Five stars!

DrömmarenAdrian | 5/5 |


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