RPWL - Stock

Year of Release: 2003
Label: Tempus Fugit
Catalog Number: TF VÖ 10
Format: CD
Total Time: 43:45:00

Stock is the third release by RPWL, ex-Pink Floyd German cover band. Even if this is the third album, it is, sadly, the first that has had an Italian distribution.

This album is full of leftover pieces and rarities, but this doesn?t mean that the songs are of a low grade quality.

The tracks are rather short, excepting "Gentle Art Of Swimming," and have a particular approach: they have a marked pop feeling, with great importance given to the melodies; and the singer Yogi Lang acts sometimes like David Gilmour.

To these successful melodies is added a psychedelic component, represented by long keyboards sections where the two players play duets/duels.

Often the atmospheres are melancholic and dark, in a perfect style a la Pink Floyd. And this is the greatest limit of the band: they haven?t achieved their own personality yet. Their sound owes to the English band too much, not giving anything new to the prog scene.

The second disc is a DVD where you can find a video on the history of the band and tour, plus the same songs in Dolby Surround 5.1 mix.

Also released by InsideOut (SPV 087-65512)

Opel (5:27) / The Way It Is (5:47) / Perceptual Response (1:21) / Forgive Me - Part 1 (1:39) / Gentle Art Of Swimming (10:17) / Who Do You Think You Are (3:36) / Going Outside (0:24) / Sun In The Sky (4:23) / Forgive Me - Part 2 (3:01) / Forgive Me ? Part 3 (3:07)

(Bonus DVD has same tracklisting, plus tour video)

Yogi Lang - vocals, keyboards
Karlheinz Wallner - guitars
Phil Paul Rissettio - drums
Andreas Wernthaler - keyboards
Stephan Ebner - bass

God Has Failed (2000)
Trying To Kiss The Sun (2002)
Stock (2003)
World Through My Eyes (2005)
Live - Start The Fire (2005)
The RPWL Experience (2008)
The RPWL Live Experience (2009)
Gentle Art Of Music (2010)
Beyond Man And Time (2012)
A Show Beyond Man And Time (2013)
Wanted (2014)
RPWL Plays Pink Floyd (2015)
RPWL Plays Pink Floyd - The Man And The Journey (2016)
A New Dawn (2017)

The RPWL Live Experience (DVD) (2009)
A New Dawn (2017)

Genre: Progressive Rock

Origin DE

Added: November 2nd 2003
Reviewer: Davide Guidone

Artist website: www.rpwl.net
Hits: 612
Language: english


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