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INTENCION

Atila

 

Symphonic Prog

3.77 | 67 ratings

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Mellotron Storm
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4 stars I would say this one has more grit to it when compared to the followup "Reviure", and it's not as spacey either. This is mostly an instrumental album except for the first track and the bonus song. There are female choirs offering up vocal melodies as well.

"Intencion" is a song that has tons of twists and turns in it. Drums and organ open the proceedings before female vocal melodies take over. Synths, drums and bass create a cool and uptempo melody as organ joins in on the fun. Some great scorching fuzz guitar 2 minutes in. After 3 minutes the song settles right down with organ and drums. Reserved vocals arrive a minute later. I love the guitar that tastefully grinds away. Synths are firing off all over the place 6 1/2 minutes in. Powerful organ before 8 minutes. Incredible song. "Cucutila" opens with slowly pounding drums as organ comes in. The tempo picks up as synths eventually take over from the organ. Female vocal melodies join in. There is a drum solo before this song ends. "Dia Perfecto" takes a while to get going as you can hear different sounds being slowly played. That changes after 2 minutes as some uptempo organ comes in. Drums and some blistering guitar join in. Keys lead the way briefly as they give way to some tasteful guitar. This pattern continues. Nice. Waves of organ sounds are so tranquil to end it.

"El Principo Del Fin" is a side long suite that is actually their debut album re-worked and condensed into half the time. This song is a monster folks. Church organ to open before drums and heavy guitar come in. Synths take over and offer up some solos as drums build. The synths lighten and some fuzzed out guitar comes in. This is too cool. This guitar solo goes on and on as organ plays in the background with drums. Guitar stops as drums, synths and organ create a pleasant sound. Eventualy all we can hear are drums before 7 minutes that lasts until after 9 minutes when organ returns as it continues to shift and change. The fuzz guitar 13 1/2 minutes in is intrusive to say the least as the organ plays on. Amazing song ! This is what progressive music is all about. The bonus track "Un Camel De Xocolata" is a 4 minute commercial sounding vocal track. Some nice guitar 1 1/2 minutes in and after 2 1/2 minutes. Excellent tune.

A must have people !

Mellotron Storm | 4/5 |

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