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Alusa Fallax


Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.03 | 230 ratings

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5 stars Great and magnificent reléase of italian Prog. I've been looking this album for a long time and it amazes me every time I listen to it.

This album gives the perfect show of creativity and beauty, with its 13 songs which you could notice that most of the songs are sort of united until the end (except for the last two). As you have read before this is the only release of Alusa Fallax which was only performed in theaters around Milan, the great actor was a puppet that complained about his bad education, the band would be there playing behind the scenery with their white-painted hands.

The album starts with "Soliloquio", a piece that's influenced by some Latin American music that I should consider that came from the altiplane, the flutes draw a beautiful atmosphere followed closely by the keyboard-synth (mellotron) basis, I can notice some influence from Banco del Muttuo Soccorso with the percussion that can be found in soliloquio. "Non fatemi caso" draws those lyrics (who are beautiful too along the whole record), the right to make mistakes which is moreover the topic of the cd, the musicians start to groove in "Intorno Alla mia..." drawing beautiful and classic landscapes with some synth scratches on the bottom of the song.

And here starts my favorite performing of the release whit the mix of "Fuori di Me" and "Riflessioni al Tramonto", I feel like the record reaches the climax of the whole album (specially when fuori passes to Riflessioni), all the musicians play in great harmony that I can compare it like a train running toward the rails, the guitar gives the special touch to the song suddenly stoped by the climb that is the change to La Solitudinevoice singing, the lyrics and the voice start to make it dramatically until the end of the song, finishing with the Brass solo. The bizarre part of the album comes when "Il Peso Delle Tradizioni" starts, as you hear the musicians performing their instruments, great landscapes of: flutes, synth, guitar, drums, bass and percussion.

"Carta carbone" reminds me some Caribbean influence, the song is followed by some cymbals and the flute solos, Perche Ho vendutto... is an overwhelming poem that makes some kind of thrilling (the beginning of a storm), until it finishes with Per iniziare una vita and there comes again the great mixing of songs which passes through E Oggi and E Cossi poco quel Che Conosco when the Hammond organ makes its own performing (I love when prog band use hammonds, they rock). "Chio que nasce con me" is something like DOPO L'URAGANO (after the hurricane), or conceived by me like the storm finishes and the rainbow stands in front of you, followed by the ending suite "Splendida Sensazione", like a beautiful hymn of good bye, it flows straight to your heart.

So I recommend this album for the people who want to feel some Italian emotions when they're traveling (i often listen to this album when I travel, because its relaxing). When you hear Intorno you explore new harmonic melodies that will stain in your mind for a long time. An album definitely ruled by emotions.

Ferrostaal | 5/5 |


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