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4 stars The Family has been a britannic group that have been able to join different kinds of music, from the psichedelic rock, passing for the rock blues and coining, with to the King Crimson, the rock progressive. This happy and perfect union is found in this disc, that it is also the debut job, that is "Music in to doll' s house". Through 15 songs, in order little more than 35 minuteren, the Family leads to us in a wonderful and mysterious travel, new, ambiguous and dared fact of sound, a lot ahead for the age (is to the dawn of 1968...) The group is commanded from Roger Chapman, endowed artist of great personality and supplied of beautiful and particular voice (powerful, acute and extended, and characterized from one tightened vibrated, "nearly goat"), let alone optimal on sax. The work remembers for some aspects the first Genesis, for others (above all in the caustic witnesses and late-baroque atmospheres) the best Frank Hoe. A classic climate in various pieces is breathed, between which, we remember "The Mellowing Grey", composed and executed for trio of it arches and a mellotron sinfonico, and the brano "The executed Chase" with rinascimental bugles and incredibly perfect choruses, with violin usual and a organetto that it remembers those of Barberia it sings to you from the scapigliati poets. A disc not easy to digest, but that, listened carefully, and more resumptions, will not be able that to satisfy the progressive lovers of the rock, curious to discover the true origins of this unforgettable music.
Planet_Gong | 4/5 |


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