How did I come across Pink Floyd? One afternoon in 1974. Inside the cinema hall of the railway station in Alessandria in hallucinogenic fumes that only years later I realized that Marlboros were not what the people were smoking. It wasn’t an easy love for Pink Floyd.
In 1973 I was 13 years old. I had casually invested with a love for “committed” music just a short time ago. I am curious and listen to everything. In 1973 it meant that when you discover an artist, you have to recover the previous years of the same artist.
When I bought her album, I had on my mind some favourable reviews read in few magazines the day before. They were good reviews but none (with hindsight) had truly expressed what I felt inside record when I put on. Let alone therefore as an “amateur” like myself
There are inexplicable things sometimes. Mark Hollis’s story is one of them. In the 1980s, with his group (I Talk Talk) he had reached heights of commercial success that opened the doors to an Olympus of fame and wealth that is difficult to give up. Mark Hollis, with
There are albums in the history of popular music that is defined as “basic”. They are often essential in the history of the artist I’m considering today for the “album of my life”. Still, they are usually fundamental in the general
Chet Baker has a voice like no other. Very very distinctive. It seems that you either love him or can’t stand him. I LOVE him. This record it’s a compilation. Was realised in 1994 from the Pacific Jazz and it will be the only compilation you will find in my list
Wake up, you sleepy headPut on some clothes, shake up your bedPut another log on the fire for meI’ve made some breakfast and coffeeLook out my window, what do I seeA crack in the sky and a hand reaching down to meAll the nightmares came todayAnd it looks as though
Few Records are already in this list. My Birthday isn’t so far. It’s good but it’s also so scary.
When at first I thought of the list of “fundamental records in my life”, the first title that came to my mind was precisely this. I don’t think there is a better record than Dylan have never recorded. Also, I have difficulty thinking of more than 5 perfect