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Spiritual Revolution - part two -

a Studio release
by
Sailor Free

Release Year: 2016

Date Label Catalog # Comments
16 Jan 2016

This was a crowd funded recording

The story of the Spiritual Revolution Mesengers and their fight to get Entropia, a device that could give free energy for the whole world leads to its conclusion.

Added To Proggnosis Database on: 12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 6/5/2016 12:37:00 PM by: DBSilver
  1. Spiritual Ouverture II
  2. The maze of Babylon
  3. Society
  4. The fugitive
  5. Amazing
  6. Game over. It's me
  7. We are legion
  8. Special laws
  9. Cosmos
  10. About time
  11. Revolutionary soul

David Petrosino
voice, piano, keyboards, guitar


Stefano Barelli ("The Hook")
guitar


Alphonso Nini
bass


Stefano Tony
drums


Raimondo Mosci
drums

Lorenzo Canevacci
guitar

Cecilia Amici
backing vocals

Stefano Ribeca
sax

Reviewed by Marc on 27 Jun 2016


I wrote about Sailor Free's previous album Spiritual Revolution that it was ''pretty much always on the heavier side of the spectre'', but that it could also be melodic. Well for Spiritual Revolution - part  two it's pretty much the other way around. I find the music mostly melodic but with occasional heavier moments that spices it up the music. Even though there is a common link between the two albums, the band can certainly not be accused of being on a standstill.

After a nice short musical Intro, the music starts intensly with the early King Crimson inspired The maze of Babylone, even though this track actually has more in common with Anathema than it those with Mr. Fripp's band. The rest of the album offers a varied set of songs, like I said mostly melodic, but also with intense, heavy and poppier moments. Bands like Poor Genetic Material, Hogarth led Marillion, Anathema and David Sylvian's (with whom lead singer David Petrosino has similarities) collaborations with Robert Fripp can come to mind as acceptable references.

Spiritual Revolution - part two is a classy Prog album that I enjoyed listening to from beginning to end. Even though I liked its predecessor a lot, IMO this one is even better. The only reservation I have is that, at slightly more than 40 minutes, I would have liked have some more. Still, I much prefer a high quality 40 minutes of great music than 75 with nearly half of it  being fillers.

Sailor Free have certainly put out an album that deserves to reach a large group of Progressive Rock fans. 

Highly recommended indeed!!!