Alphataurus

Alphataurus

AMS-LP09
Release Notes
  • LP reissue in triple gatefold sleeve as the original album; the sound has been directly taken from the master tapes.

Nothing much to say about this one, “Alphataurus”, by sure one of the ten best Italian prog records of all times. “Alpahataurus” is a masterpiece, so well crafted and played that it seems impossible that’s been made by a group of unknowns. The singer Bavaro has a very original voice, keyboard player Pietro Pellegrini plays with competence and no self-indulgence, the guitar-playing of Guido Wasserman is well cared and the rhythm section of Oliva and Santandrea creates a powerful background.

The album includes five long compositions of which “Peccato d’orgoglio” and “La mente vola” are the best, the latter featuring a nice moog intro and a stunning vibes solo.