Italy has an abundance of progressive acts. Here's Profusion and their second effort, Rewotower. There's a certain familiarity here, an intersection of sorts of classic prog, melodic rock, and rock fusion.
By example, the juxtaposition of styles is profound and entertaining within So Close But Alone, ethnic flares merging with what suspiciously sounds like tango music. But mostly Rewotower is well-composed and performed melodic progressive rock. Notable are the two two-part pieces, Taste of Colours and The Tower, which would rival any peer for both complexity and simple listening pleasure.
Rather impressive is Gionatan Caradonna's keyboard work. It can be a playful and colorful use of synths as on Ghost House, or delightful piano on So Close But Alone. Also notable is Luca Latini's vocals which have a benignly compelling soulful side, adding a unique dimension to the songs.
All in all, Profusion's Rewotower is quite entertaining, nearly flawless melodic progressive rock. Well recommended.
Profusion's Rewotower is quite entertaining, nearly flawless melodic progressive rock. This album simply sounds great. Well recommended.
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