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3 stars This album is something very strange. Area is an excellent italian band , which released in 1974 this album called Caution! Radiation Area, the name is also strange, but it invited me to buy it. I have listened so many times, and each time i discover somethin new, i mean, one new sound , an strange thing i dont know, and thats great i like that kind of albums which every time we listen to it we find something new.

I have to say that this albums is really strange, the songs, or the "songs" are weird, with some jazzy passages, because it is a fusion band, but the most of the album sounds like an improvisation, with nuclear and radiation sounds, or at least i imagine that, it is extravagant, and careful becauseit is not everybody´s cup of tea, its dificult to understand and maybe you can find it ridicolous in some ways, i think in 1974 this was completely a different album, and maybe it is one of that strange albums whici could be great and beautiful, or strange and horrible.

It has some energic moments, it is very experimental, the music as i said above is strange, but very well done, the musicians are great, the voice here is not the great point of the album, i like Stratos´voice, but in this case his voice is not the best of the album. I like listen to it, for me its good, i enjoy it, but is not an everyday album, sometimes is good to listen to it. Strange, weird, great, well... after all 3.5 stars.... 3 stars

memowakeman | 3/5 |


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