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Friday 21 June 2019
Concert Flower Kings Revisited + support Jolly, Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zoetermeer
|Genre||Progressive / Neoprog / RIO|
|Omschrijving||"An album that enchants, fascinates, moves, from
the first to the last minute ! "
"A young band that could be the revelation in the
new Italian progressive rock scene and beyond ! "
Autumn 2018 at Lizard Records is marked by a record
gem: the debut of MARBLE HOUSE, maybe the Italian
band closest to the modern-prog sounds of K-Scope,
with particular references to the dark and
melancholic atmosphere, rich in pathos and
lyricism, of Gazpacho.
Only five songs, but with the long suite "Marble
House", a track featuring dense sound suggestions
and wonderful vocal melodies, in which the
stylistic modernity cohabit with Mellotron and
Farfisa organ, soft touches of electric piano, the
inevitable Hammond, Harmonium and piano.
Atmospheres sometimes tense and electric, often
dreamy, from the first song "To makes ends meet",
between the phrasing of distorted guitars and
organ, the restless pulsation of drums and bass,
which melt into the sweetness of the guitars
arpeggios and electric piano.
A vague reference to the first Gesesis in
"Reverie", the epicity of "Riding in the fog", the
touching crescendo of the ballad "The last 48
hours", and then the 24-minutes highlight of the
title-track, an alternation in chiaroscuro in six