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MAL DE TERRE

Abacab

 

Neo-Prog

3.04 | 21 ratings

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Marty McFly
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3 stars Thoughtful topics of the album they mean ? Fine, if you ask me. I can't understand the words, but mere mood and melodies on this album are enough to tell me what's going on. Dark album, most of the time. Because this is, after all, where we live. In darkness. It's music that is, for me, on the verge of my interest. I though this will be direct hit, instant love, but no, no, this time, average ratings were true and I was wrong.

I can listen it from time to time, rarely, if I stumble over it by accident, but not so memorable music, not dark enough, no "light" at all, something in between, beyond my reach and over the hills and far far away (what?). It's like collection of separated, minute long pieces that does not hold together so well. There are ideas, interesting to be honest, distinct bass guitar line (as opposing to typical electric guitar sound, yes, this sound is typical for me), even lead guitar takes the place for itself.

3(-), It's a mess, not making sense to me. Maybe bad listener, maybe bad album. Probably neither, because of what I said previously. However, I can't rate lower, because that would be unfair. Don't take me bad, it's not average album, definitely not. It's only that there are perfect pieces/elements mixed together badly, in a way I don't like and can't rate well easily.

Marty McFly | 3/5 |

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