Capitolo 6 - Frutii Per Kagua


Year of Release: 1999
Label: Akarma Records
Catalog Number: AK 1010
Format: LP
Total Time: 00:00:00

Frutti Per Kagua (IT, 1972) is a previously rare and expensive album from early progressive rock masters Capitolo 6. If you are a collector or love prog-rock, this respected classic Italian progressive rock LP should have a place in your collection. Interestingly enough, even though the band hailed from Rome, this was is a concept album based on late stories of Native Americans.

The title track encompasses the entire first side on the album, running for 22 minutes. Their crowning glory is truly a prime slice of prog-rock heaven with beautiful flute passages interlaced with guitars and keyboards. The vocals are exceptional, even though I did not understand them; they seemed very expressive and fit well with the music.

This was yet another revelation for me in regards to the importance of Italian progressive rock. I realize I probably have said this before but it is worth reiterating, some of these bands early on were just as critical to the prog-rock genre development as British bands were. I certainly have heard enough proof of that over the last few years thanks to the superb reissues of Comet Records. This one is definitely a must have!


Tracklisting:
Side One: Frutti Per Kagua

Side Two: Grand Spirito / IL Tramonto Di Un Popolo / L'Ultima Notte

Musicians:
1969-1971:

Riccardo Bartolotti - vocals, guitar, flute
Luciano Casa - acoustic guitar, drums, vocals
Jimmy Santerini - keyboards, vocals
Maurizio Romani - bass
Lorenzo Donati - drums, vocals

1972:

Riccardo Bartolotti - vocals, guitar, flute
Antonio Favilla - keyboards
Maurizio Romani - bass
Lorenzo Donati -drums, vocals

Discography:
Frutii Per Kagua (1972/1999)

Genre: Progressive Rock

Origin IT

Added: April 20th 2003
Reviewer: Keith "Muzikman" Hannaleck
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