Oct 8, 2012

Lucio Battisti - Anima latina (1974)


Anima latina focusses on a return to basics simplicity in its experimentation, and a drifting liteness in its life-affirming grandiosity. It's so incredibly beautiful and simple that the listener often cuts it up into pieces and complicates it with presumed influences (Talk Talk, AnCo, The Flaming Lips) and dumbass categories (art pop, progressive pop, psych pop, and so on), maybe struggling to enjoy it in all of its self-contained joy and weightlessness. But that's what it wants to be, and that's all it is as well: simple self-contained joy and weightlessness

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3 comments:

  1. True! Like being carried on the wings of an angel.....Most,rightous brother!!!You're keen-if I may say-good on you :)
    Mach1

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  2. Discovered this one a couple years ago. It still resonates in my mind. Thank you for propagating this wonder. BTW any chance getting some new stuff?

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  3. 50 anni di carriera indimenticabile: Mogol festeggia con "I capolavori di MOGOL - 50 anni di successi" al Teatro Nazionale di Milano lunedì 5 novembre alle ore 21.00

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