ITALIAN PROG. MONSTER OFFERED FOR SALE!
ORIGINAL 1970 RICORDI INTERNATIONAL LABEL PRESSING, CATALOG#. SLIR 22.046, ITALY.
MINT ARCHIVE COPY, INCREDIBLE, STUNNING, YOU WON'T FIND ANOTHER COPY LIKE THIS IN THE FUTURE. A TRUE RARITY WITH THE MOST IMPRESSIVE PSYCHEDELIC ARTWORK EVER SEEN!
A Psychedelic Rock album specially composed by well-known Italian Jazz musician and soundtrack composer Massimo Catalano for the budget label Ricordi International, which naturally went unnoticed and the time and promptly disappeared into obscurity. That was until some hip Psych collectors and crate diggers started spreading the word. The LP was an unknown entity until someone did their research, and discovered that 3 musicians showed on back cover were from THE PLEASURE MACHINE band: the keyboard player was in fact Vince Tempera (Vincenzo Tempera
), also well-known on the Soundtrack front, in the similarly styledPsycheground Group, The
,and the Prog. supergroupIl Volo
later became better-known as a bassist inArea (6)
; Ellade Bandini with the addition of guitarist Angelo Vaggi (later becomed a noted record producer).Music style is similar to other gems of the period as Underground Set LP or Blue Phatom "Distorsions". This combo only appeared on this LP, any bootleg or reissue of this album exists.
Together with the Italian Beat decline and the upcoming Underground movement in the starting of early '70s also the musical innovations changed. So Psychedelic styles would begin and become 'trendy''. FOURTH SENSATION surely belong to this rising category, still 'experimental' for the year (1970), with great success considering the wonderful music here recorded. An extraordinary cover, deeply misterious: the strange realization of this album consists of 10 tracks all titled with female names. Totally instrumental, this self-titled LP a trip from Psychedelic Blues and Proto-Progressive tracks with Hammond organ emphatic prevalence. This is the reason why this record is highly sought-after by Psych, Prog. and also Library collectors, and it's also considered better than other records of the same year.
Full laminated sleeve. Record inside is housed into transparent bag.
The cover has pictures of the musicians, but no credits.
The band is known to be: Vince Tempera (organ), Ares Tavolazzi (guitar), Angelo Vaggi (bass), Ellade Bandini (drums).
Record have been played just a couple of times by me in order to check the actual conditions. This is an UNPLAYED copy, gelousy conserved as duoblet in a musical journalist' archive.
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