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New Trolls biography
Founded in Genoa, Italy in 1967 - Disbanded in 1997
Along the years several members regrouped under different monikers (New Trolls Atomic System, Vittorio De Scalzi - La storia dei New Trolls, Ibis, Il Mito New Trolls, La Leggenda New Trolls, Uno Tempore)

Unique in the history of Italian progressive music, NEW TROLLS were leaders and were for a time the top band in Italy. In 1973, NEW TROLLS split into two camps, the hard-rocking IBIS and the symphonic-oriented NEW TROLLS ATOMIC SYSTEM. They crossed many different permutations of line-up changes, many musical stylings... and great hits, passing through beat, pop ballads, progressive rock works, hard rock, and melodic pop followed groups like GENESIS and PFM.

In 1971, the TROLLS released their greatest album "Concerto Grosso No. 1" that's still recognized as one of the most important Italian rock releases ever made. This album was to take them in a new direction. It was the first effort in Italy to fuse rock music with classical treatments. 1972 was the year in which NEW TROLLS became the producers of a mature music. Two albums were released that year, "Searching For a Land" and "UT". "Searching for a Land" (1972) is full of great songs and amazing musical highlights. "UT" is an amazing amalgam of progressive rock covering a wide variety of styles (references: YES, ELP, GENESIS, KING CRIMSON). The second "Concerto Grosso No. 2" (1976) was far more eclectic with few influences from classical music, and was not quite as good than the first one. From the album "Aldebaran" the sound became more commercial (like BEE GEES) until early 90's, then came to a new split. Now you know to go for true prog insight.

Nonetheless, "Concerto Grosso No. 1", "Searching for a Land", "UT" are highly recommended.

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2.89 | 63 ratings
Senza Orario, Senza Bandiera
1968
2.66 | 51 ratings
New Trolls
1970
3.73 | 215 ratings
Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls
1971
3.64 | 106 ratings
Searching For A Land
1972
3.85 | 135 ratings
UT
1972
3.58 | 26 ratings
Atomic System [Aka: Una Notte Sul Monte Calvo]
1973
2.99 | 89 ratings
Concerto Grosso N 2
1976
2.27 | 30 ratings
Aldebaran
1978
2.29 | 17 ratings
New Trolls [Aka: La Barchetta]
1979
2.51 | 18 ratings
FS
1981
1.31 | 10 ratings
America O.K.
1983
1.12 | 6 ratings
Amici
1988
1.08 | 6 ratings
Il Sale Dei New Trolls
1996
4.06 | 101 ratings
Concerto Grosso - The Seven Seasons
2007
3.67 | 21 ratings
UT New Trolls: Do Ut Des
2013
2.82 | 18 ratings
La Leggenda New Trolls & Luis Bacalov: Concerto Grosso N 3
2013
3.90 | 21 ratings
UT New Trolls:
2015

NEW TROLLS Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.00 | 9 ratings
L.I.V.E.N.T.
1976
2.17 | 6 ratings
New Trolls Live
1976
2.91 | 4 ratings
Tour
1985
2.75 | 4 ratings
Oxa Live Con I New Trolls
1990
3.83 | 6 ratings
Una Miniera
1998
4.63 | 39 ratings
Concerto Grosso New Trolls - Trilogy Live
2007

NEW TROLLS Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

4.67 | 3 ratings
in concerto
2017

NEW TROLLS Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

0.00 | 0 ratings
Antologia
1975
2.63 | 8 ratings
Revival
1977
0.00 | 0 ratings
Puzzle ( SP-2LP)
1980
1.00 | 2 ratings
Profili
1982
0.00 | 0 ratings
New Trolls Story
1987
1.50 | 2 ratings
Quella Carezza Della Sera
1989
4.10 | 24 ratings
Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls (Remastered with Concerto Grosso n1 and Concerto Grosso n2)
1989
1.40 | 13 ratings
Quelli come noi
1992
0.00 | 0 ratings
Singles A's & B's
1994
2.00 | 1 ratings
Concerto Grosso e Raccolta
1996
3.00 | 3 ratings
I Nostri PI Grandi Successi
1998
2.12 | 5 ratings
'67 - '85
2004
1.92 | 3 ratings
Aldebaran E Molti Altri...
2005
3.00 | 1 ratings
Le Pi Belle Canzoni Dei New Trolls
2005
3.00 | 1 ratings
Antologia
2007
3.00 | 1 ratings
I Grandi Successi: New Trolls
2008
4.20 | 6 ratings
Concerto Grosso 1-2-3 di Luis Bacalov
2013

NEW TROLLS Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

0.00 | 0 ratings
Sensazioni
1967
0.00 | 0 ratings
Cristalli Fragili
1968
0.00 | 0 ratings
Visioni
1968
0.00 | 0 ratings
Una Miniera
1969
0.00 | 0 ratings
Un'Ora
1969
0.00 | 0 ratings
Signore, Io Sono Irish
1969
0.00 | 0 ratings
Io Che Ho Te
1969

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 Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.73 | 215 ratings

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Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Itai Diamant

4 stars 3.5 stars really! a bit neo-classical...

Released in 1971, NEW TROLLS's "Concerto Grosso Per I" is the first album that was made by an Italian band and combined Classical music with Rock music; this is one reason why this album has influenced many artists, especially in Italy...

The opener "Tempo: Alegro" is rather short and features a very TULL-like flute. This song is a rock version for a collection of famous classical motifs.

Next is "Tempo: Adagio". Though the orchestral arrangements are very string-dominant (Other people may like it, but in my case it's a minus), there are great vocals on this one.

Coming right up is "Tempo: Cadenza - Andante Con Moto". The first minute and a half or so is pretty much a violin solo, but then again those strings come (which IMHO is bad). This one is barely a rock song - except the drumming though. Nice harpsichord and vocals over the strings and violin in the second half. Disheartening end with yet again those orchestral strings leading the listener out.

"Tempo Shadows (Per Jimy Hendrix)", yes there is a JIMMY HENDRIX reference here (with a misspell)! a soft but efficient Blues/Psychedelic (?) song that is sometimes influenced by early Jethro Tull (that influence pops up now and then on the album). Actually, this is one of the better moments in the album, but the song doesn't really belong, considering the concept of the album. The guitar solo tribute wraps up the end of that part of the album.

"Nella Sala Vuota: Improvvisazioni Dei New Trolls Registrate In Diretta" opens as a bluesy Hammond solo for the first two minutes. JETHRO TULL influences also come through in the second quarter of the song in the form of a breathy flute. After the break in the middle of the song, the music returns. Nice Hammond work is followed by a loud sound of an electric guitar solo which is then followed by an impressive (and long) drum solo. The drums finally build up the song back to its base, to allow the rest of the band to join in for the end. The musicians' skills are outweighed by the distractions of the engineering limitations of that era.

I like the first half of the album better than the second, though I do think it doesn't compare well with the other Rock Progressivo Italiano legends.

 Aldebaran by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1978
2.27 | 30 ratings

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Aldebaran
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by cesar polo

5 stars Unfairly underrated album by one of the top italian prog bands of the seventies. It's really difficult to include this album into one or another style. Not truly progressive (and that's the reason for the cold reception, after such gems like "Concerto Grosso" or "UT"), but approach it like an art-rock album and you'll not be disappointed. While "Aldebaran" and "Quella carezza della sera" were two of the most successful ballads from the late seventies all over Europe (especially in Italy and Spain), the 8 minutes operistic track "Dancing" is maybe the most "Queen-style" song I've ever heard. In spite of its title, the opener "Suite Disco" is a nice instrumental, but the whole album is dominated by very rich vocal parts (up until five vocalists in some tracks), in the vein of BeeGees or Queen. Only for really open-minded listeners.
 Concerto Grosso - The Seven Seasons by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 2007
4.06 | 101 ratings

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Concerto Grosso - The Seven Seasons
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by nikitasv777

5 stars In 1971, the TROLLS released their greatest album "Concerto Grosso No. 1" that's still recognized as one of the most important Italian rock releases ever made. Historically it is interesting as it was the first attempt by an Italian group to create a work of rock-classical fusion. New Trolls apparently came up with their best release ever and a great Progressive Rock masterpiece. I really like the Concerto Grosso - The Seven Seasons, and I have thoroughly enjoyed everything I've heard from them on this is album. The style of the album is pure '70s progressive with heavy classical quotation. Modern instruments as guitars and keyboards integrate very well with the sound of the flute Vittorio De Scalzi and string White Light Orchestra. The symphonic moments are my favorite. The music varied and beautiful. A wonderful album!
 UT by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.85 | 135 ratings

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UT
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Warthur
Prog Reviewer

4 stars This is the final New Trolls album before their discography disintegrates into a confusing morass of competing factions and reunions. On the one hand, it's nice that before conflict broke out within the band that they were able to put together a really strong album for 1972 - the year that the Italian prog boom which they had played such an important part in laying the groundwork for really exploded. (They also put out Searching For a Land in the same year, but that was hampered by awkward English lyrics and even more awkward band conflicts.) On the other hand, it illustrates why whilst New Trolls might have been pioneers of Italian prog, they'd never quite be the top-tier masters that groups like Banco, PFM, or Le Orme would become in their prime.

The album sees them shift to a hard rock mode for much of it, with some of it approaching Black Sabbath levels of intensity before elements of soft rock start creeping in for the two closing numbers. If that sounds bizarre, well, it is: UT is the sound of New Trolls having a serious personality crisis right in front of the listener. Moreover, because the band goes to a more hard rock approach than previously, they're effectively evolving backwards to earlier musical styles just as other Italian prog bands are adapting the cutting edge of progressive rock to their own particular styles, with the result that whilst this album would have been revelatory coming out in 1970, compared to the other Italian prog great releases of 1972 it seems a little behind the times.

With the passage of time, of course, this is less of an issue, and there's a lot to like about the album - it's probably my favourite Trolls release. But with the band flailing for a distinctive identity or personality which they just couldn't settle on, I fear it also represents the peak of their accomplishment, not a foundation for future success.

 Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.73 | 215 ratings

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Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by BrufordFreak
Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars Avanti il Popolo! La vittoria e nostra! (Progressive rock music has arrived in Italia!) Side one of the New Trolls' 1971 album contains a nice blend of classical instrumentation into a kind of blues-rock operetta JETHRO TULL-style. It is not as well recorded or refined as some other rock-classical blends however I have to laud it for it's daring in being one of the first fairly successful rock conversions of famous themes from classical music (Vivaldi)--and for the gutsy daring of the musicians involved. One side note: As accent-less as Nico Di Palo's English is, I do find it strange that the band chose to sing its lyrics in English.

1. "Tempo: Allegro" (2:15) an awesome JETHRO TULL-sounding rock version of classical themes. (9/10)

2. "Tempo: Adagio" (4:50) What gorgeous singing voices Nico and his background singers are! No wonder they were so successful as generators of pop hits after their prog phase. It's too bad the orchestral arrangements are so syrupy (and strings-dominant) here. (8/10) 3. "Tempo: Cadenza - Andante Con Moto" (4:10) plays for the first minute and a half as for all intents and purposes, a violin solo. But then those syrupy strings get involved. Too bad. (Barely a rock song--were it not for the drumming.) Nice use of harpsichord and wordless and worded vocals over the strings and violin in the second half. Disappointing end with orchestral strings leading us out. (8.5/10)

4. "Tempo: Shadows" (5:30) a bluesy rock song in the PROCUL HAREM vein with a show of HENDRIX in the lead electric guitar department. The flute-led instrumental section in third and fourth minutes employs a very Hendrix- like guitar improvisational background (and, later, foreground)--and it works marvellously! Most excellent! it gets a little carried away with the guitar feedback solo in the fifth and sixth minutes, but it is ballsy! and well done. (9.5/10) 5. Nella Sala Vuota, Improvvisazioni Dei New Trolls Registrate In Diretta (20:32) opens as a bluesy Hammond solo for the first two minutes. As the full band join in, the breathy flute-led song begins to sound like the theme song from the original Mission: Impossible television series--as it might be played by The Netherlands' FOCUS around 1972. JETHRO TULL influences also come raging through in the second quarter of the song. After the mid-song break, the music returns in what sounds like a RAY CHARLES instrumental. Nice Hammond work is followed by a loud and dated-sounding electric guitar solo which is then followed by a surprisingly impressive (and surprisingly long) drum solo by Gianni Belleno. (I love the fast panning effect used near its end!) Gianni finally builds back the song base to allow the rest of the band to join in for the last 45 seconds. The highs of the musician's skills on display here outweigh the distractions of poor sonic effects and engineering limitations of the day. (9/10)

Despite it's flaws sonically, and the disappointing cheesiness of the strings inputs, I really like the ballsy confidence shown by these players. Electric guitar, keyboards, bass, and drums are all solid in both their ability to contribute to the whole while all are equally able to show their confident chops in the solo department as well.

 Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1971
3.73 | 215 ratings

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Concerto Grosso Per I New Trolls
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Warthur
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Named after a baroque music format in which a group of soloists trade licks with an orchestra, this doesn't actually include a full orchestra to my ear but does have a string section coming in from time to time to back up the New Trolls. Not that they entirely need it - they prove themselves to be a more than capable prog unit here, taking influences ranging from some decidedly Jimi Hendrix-like guitar (one of the songs here being a tribute to Jimi) to early King Crimson to the sort of sound Jethro Tull best captured on the Living In the Past compilation. (Vittorio De Scalzi has Ian Anderson's "toot then yell" motif down to a fine art.)

Where the Trolls excel is in taking all of these distinct influences and mashing them up into a whole which has a personality of its own. It is no surprise, then, that this release ended up being an important foundational document of the Italian prog scene, coming out at around the same time as Le Orme's Collage did and thus, along with that album, prompting the deluge of Italian prog that would later emerge in 1972.

 Senza Orario, Senza Bandiera by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1968
2.89 | 63 ratings

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Senza Orario, Senza Bandiera
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by RisingForce

4 stars This New Troll album is very important for the rock music scene in Italy, an album that interrupts and closing of the "Beat" period and opens and begins a new period of the "Psychedelic" in Italy, laying the foundations of that genre that was called "Progressive".

1968 (Senza Orario e Senza Bandiera) a proto-Prog album, and the first concept album that came out in Italy and probably the it's the third concept album that came out in Europe after the Beatles (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band) and Moody Blues (Days of Future Passed) both released in the previous year in 1967 and again Moody Blues (In Search of Lost Chord) 1968 and followed by The Who (Tommy) in 1969...

The album (Senza Orario e Senza Bandiera) is very elaborate in the arrangements and with the orchestra and all songs develop a single theme; the vision of the world in the eyes of a poet; lyrics are by "Richard Mannerini" and then pass through the hands of "Fabrizio De Andre' " Genoese folkloriaon singer-songwriter who, like a mosaic, the precise words of De Andre' assembles them by fitting them in the metric.

The music is all by "Nico Di Palo and Vittorio De Scalzi", except "Signore, io sono Irish" written by "Gian Piero Reverberi" Genoese pianist, composer, arranger, conductor, who works with the New Trolls on the arrangements and short instrumental orchestral interludes that connect the songs and is also the producer of the album with De Andre'.

But what is reflected and noted in this first New Trolls album is the formula of the arrangements and the new musical style proposed by the band in psychedelic, avant-beat territories, probably the first band to offer this kind of music in Italy in 1968.

The influence of this album is not only that of the "Beatles" of (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band) where many English bands have been inspired for find something new and also with the following album (Magical Mystery Tour) always in 1967, but there is also the influence of the "Procol Harum"Moody Blues"Vanilla Fudge" and of the "rhythm and blues", but there's a strong difference in their 'mediterranean flavor', the one that has made many Italian Prog productions unique.

(Senza Orario e Senza Bandiera) translated in English (Without Timetable and Without Flag) conscious or not is an album that open and start the new trendy music at the time and the New Trolls undoubtedly were the band that opened the streets of the Italian Progressive rock, followed and together with the band "The Trip" with their album of 1970.

Between 1969 and 1970, New Troll published several well done singles in the genre Psychedelic-Progressive with melodic Italian vibe and hard fuzz sound, the singles are collected an album released in 1970, with the title of "New Trolls 1970 "and it's the first anthology of the New Trolls, since it contains previously unpublished tracks on albums, is unanimously considered their second studio album, it is a collection of singles from the period 1967-1970.

New trolls was a band that said something new in the rock and Progressive music and starting with (Senza Orario e Senza Bandiera) of 1968, that is an album to listen several times to discover the various moments.

Three and a half stars for this album and another half star for its importance in this kind of music.

So, four stars. ****

 Atomic System [Aka: Una Notte Sul Monte Calvo] by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 1973
3.58 | 26 ratings

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Atomic System [Aka: Una Notte Sul Monte Calvo]
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by GruvanDahlman
Collaborator Heavy Prog Team

3 stars New Trolls is an interesting band, for sure. They developed from ye olde beat and pop/ rock of the sixties into an ever more progressive and eclectic band. I love the 'Concerto grosso', 'Searching for a new land' and 'UT'. Especially 'UT'. I find that album to be very varied, hard rocking and challenging album that grows on you. At first I didn't get it at all but it revealed itself after some time. Great album by a great band. 'Night on bare mountain' seems to be the following album and is quite interesting aswell.

Musically New Trolls stands in both classical elements and hard rock, creating a wonderful brew of progressive rock that spans across the universe. Quite evident is their love of jazz and folk, which adds to the great flavor of the album. I would say, however, that the music is less challenging on this one, compared to 'UT', but ot the other hand it feels more cohesive and held together. The good thing is that the songs are presented in a sort of uniform state, the problem is that the songs actually are similar to each other, resulting in an album of great material but nothing really stand out.

There is an abundance of marvellous instrumentation on this album. The title track is an electronic sounding, pulsating thing with an overly classical reference which works great. The massive amounts of keyboards, not to mention organ, is a treat and being a fan of keyboards I cannot be anything other than amused. There is a delicate feel to it all that is at times abruptly interrupted by outbursts of heavy rock. That is very enjoyable and one is kept on ones toes, actually.

As far as individual tracks are concerned, every song is great and better. When I listen to the album I really nod my head in recognition. 'This is so great', I find myself saying, and I mean it. The music is really great in all it's jazzy progressive rock. It is wonderful. But I cannot really pick any one track out, apart from the title track. I cannot hum them. That is a shame, because the songs are really good. Maybe it's the similarities they share that is to blame? I don't really know. Or perhaps this album marks a decline in the fortunes of the New Trolls? Whatever the reason, I find that 'Night on bare mountain' is really enjoyable and well performed, simply not outstanding. I wish for it to be released on CD, some day, because then I will buy it. If you haven't listened to New Trolls, start with 'Concerto grosso' or 'UT'. Save this one for later.

 Concerto Grosso 1-2-3 di Luis Bacalov by NEW TROLLS album cover Boxset/Compilation, 2013
4.20 | 6 ratings

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Concerto Grosso 1-2-3 di Luis Bacalov
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Matti
Prog Reviewer

4 stars New Trolls, one of the earliest and longest living of the Italian rock groups, did already in 1971 what Osanna and Il Rovescio della Medaglia did soon after: a Baroque-style rock album in collaboration with the Argentinan composer Luis Bacalov (who had done music for spaghetti westerns among others). Concerto Grosso per i New Trolls is a charming classic. The next fruit of that collaboration, Concerto Grosso N. 2, appeared in 1976. (During the years in between the group had been divided in two stylistically different camps, but that's another story.)

The third similar album was released last year, and if I remember right its reception here hasn't been very warm. I haven't heard that album in its entirety, but in the light of this compilation it can't be that bad. In fact more than half of the 51 minutes of this release comes from that recent work. But anyway the happy thing is that this set excludes all the (weaker) material of the source albums, ie. the tracks without Bacalov's orchestrations. Therefor if you enjoy the Baroque excursions of this band more than their conventional rock output, this CD is a very nice one to have.

I understand those opinions that regard this hybrid music as slightly phoney and sentimental kitch, but I guess I'm romantic enough to sincerely enjoy it. Naturally it helps that I like the real Baroque music too, Bach, Vivaldi, etc. Of course this music cannot be compared to these Baroque geniuses, it's certainly more sentimental. Call it kitch or easy-listening if you will. In my opinion this marriage of a pop group singing in English (pleasant voices they have) and the real orchestra is a very harmonic one. Songs are melodically beautiful and the orchestra sounds gorgeous with all the dreamy strings. Warmly recommended to the romantic souls who enjoy Baroque! (I wonder why "La Leggenda" above the band name. The informative album name is perhaps clumsy too, but it hits the nail.)

 La Leggenda New Trolls & Luis Bacalov: Concerto Grosso N 3 by NEW TROLLS album cover Studio Album, 2013
2.82 | 18 ratings

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La Leggenda New Trolls & Luis Bacalov: Concerto Grosso N 3
New Trolls Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Progulator
Prog Reviewer

3 stars Fun? Yes. Musical? Definitely. Cheesey? Well, yeah, it's that too, but there's something captivating about Italian prog legends the New Trolls and its latest incarnation led by Vittorio De Scalzi despite the fact that not much has changed this time around. Once again we get loads of baroque inspired orchestra music blended in with pop and rock. Their latest, Concerto Grosso no. 3, is high energy, bombastic, and showcases, as always, the classic voice and flute work of Mr. De Scalzi. "Oh Venice" made for a powerful baroque/rock ballad while storm in Venice starts of brilliantly mysterious and builds spectacularly with the strings before an explosion of strings and electric guitar trade-offs with strong Vivaldi leanings. "Like Ophelia" returns to ballad form and makes gorgeous use of harp and piano; unfortunately when the guitar and drums kick in it gets a bit sappy. "The Magical City" ends up being a reprise of the opener, "The Mythical City" (both great songs), but this time with a royally epic march, sort of kingly parade music and even more orchestral wanderings in baroque style, augmented by punching rock band and thundering timpani. While there is lots going on in terms of classical baroque rock, there are, of course, the elements that make New Trolls' songs a bit polarizing for me. From my perhaps snobby view, there are a few bad pop numbers on this record, just as is typical of other albums in the New Trolls catalogue; in this case, "Per Nico," "Per Amore," and "Per Chi Combatte Per Noi." On the flip side, however, there are examples of good/tasteful pop, such as "Per Tutti I Bambini Del Mondo," a moving piece, somber but catchy, and "Per Lui" which is pretty straightforward rock with some nice opera vocal surprises. In the end, Concerto Grosso no. 3 offers us about what we expect from New Trolls: high quality and energetic baroque inspired prog rock along with a tendency toward old school style pop rock and ballads. If you're a fan of these Italian boys, this is certainly an album you'll want to run out and buy, and if you ever get an opportunity to see these guys perform live, you'll really be missing out if you don't go.
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