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Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM) - Per Un Amico CD (album) cover

PER UN AMICO

Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.40 | 1438 ratings

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Walkscore
4 stars PFM's second-best album.

While this is the album that many fans point to as their best, I think their first album (Storia Di Un Minuto) is far superior. However, this is still their second-best album, and is highly recommended. This one is more rock than their first album, and while still quite diverse is not as sensitive, nor consistently-musical as their first album. The album gets off to an excellent start with the fantastic "Appena Un Poco", one of their best tracks. However, the other tracks are not up to the same standard. "Generale" in particular is not very musical (yes, it is definitely complex progressive rock, but this does not always mean musical), and interrupts the flow of the album. "Ill Banchetto" and "Geranio" are good, and have some excellent sections, but are not as consistently-excellent as the music on their debut. Nonetheless, take altogether, the album deserves four stars. I give this 8.3 out of 10 on my 10-point scale.

Walkscore | 4/5 |

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