Archive for the ‘1976’ Category

Led Zeppelin - Presence

Presence is probably the most underrated studio album by Led Zeppelin. But even then there are immortal tracks like Achilles Last Stand, Royal Orleans, Nobody’s Fault but Mine and the bluesy epic Tea for One.

Beyond the whole blues and hard rock universe that Led Zeppelin created, Page goes further into funk nuances which work really good with the already known energy of the band.

I don’t know if is there any Zep album I don’t like. I wouldn’t feel comfortable giving to it less than a 9/10 rating.


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Yezda Urfa - Sacred Baboon

Yezda Urfa is probably the best underrated progressive rock band.
Sacred Baboon is the first and unique full length album by them, released some years after its recording.
It shows an energetic, young and fresh progressive rock with doses of psychedelic rock. Also it shows how bad the avarice in music industry can be. I cannot imagine how far theses musicians could have gone with enough support.

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I’ve heard too much about Samla Mammas Manna, and so I decided to give it a try. In addition, Snorungarnas Symfoni is claimed to be their best album.

Frankly this album didn’t call my attention at all. I think it’s a progressive rock too happy and joker. But it is somehow ‘shallow’ in my opinion.

The melodies sounds too antique, but sometimes it reminds me of the britsh prog band Camel.

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