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  • alphataurus (LP)

  • sku: AMSLP09
  • Condition: Brand New Back Order
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  • Format: LP
  • Label: Vinyl Magic
  • Genre: Progressive

Alphataurus were one of the many unknown Italian bands who suddenly had a recording deal, made an album and disappeared into oblivion.

Their only album, Alphataurus, the first on the newly born Magma label, 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, 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.
Exact replica of the triple gatefold original cover, with labels replicas and yellow vinyl.

Track listing:

  • A1 Peccato D'Orgoglio 12:22
  • A2 Dopo L'Uragano 5:05
  • A3 Croma 3:16
  • B1 La Mente Vola 9:20
  • B2 Ombra Muta 9:43