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Ars Nova (JAP)


Symphonic Prog

3.71 | 78 ratings

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5 stars I'm amazed, a few years ago a friend told me about these all girl trio but somehow I forgot all about it, and never heard anything, a couple of weeks ago I got this copy at a flea market, somehow remembered having heard something about Ars Nova. Didn't hear it then and somehow the CD went into a portfolio I rarely use which usually is in the trunk of the car. Today before leaving the office I was cleaning that portfolio when I saw it, so after leaving the office and as soon as I got on the car pushed the CD in. I didn't know what to expect, it started and right away I've got caugth by what I was hearing, a 50 minute drive in haevy traffic was wiped away so I didnīt noticed it, by now it's the fifth time I've heard the album, and canīt stop.

Since the first time I heard Inferno from Metamorfossi or Dawn from Eloy, I hadn't been so impressed by a group previusly unknown to me.

Canīt tell yet which piece I like better but the bombastic, intricate sound of keyoards, together with that precise drumming and bass makes this one CD a must have for anyone that likes Symphonic Progressive Rock, certainly it reminds of ELP, Il Balletto or Metamorfossi, but a hint of Wakeman and even Ayreon can be tracked down. Now these girls know how to compose and play MUSIC, and with their own style do.

Well maybe later I'll do a review the way it should be done with descriptions of the music and so, but now I leave you with the next advise, if you see this CD, don't hesitate, BUY IT.

| 5/5 |


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