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Old 07-19-2009, 12:49 AM   #796
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I could see this post coming from a thousand miles away.
I can see for miles and miles and miles.

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Old 07-19-2009, 01:31 AM   #797
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Karin, help me here: which progressive rock band was the first to become really huge? ELP? Yes? PF?
To my knowledge, ELP was the first to make it 'Big Time', but only very shortly before Yes and Genesis, all in the early 1970's. PF only hit the main stream in the second half of the 1970's as far as I know - but eventually passed them all in terms of becoming a Stadium Act.
Not that I think that is indicative of the quality of these bands' music at all.

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But King Crimson's first incarnation was very short lived, wasn't it? Also I can't see those guys playing Epitaph in a huge arena.
Providence Forbid that to happen.

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About Genesis, no surprise if you're into Italian Progressive. PFM sounds a lot like Genesis.
Yep. BTW, not much of a surprise that 5bridgeS are currently negotiating the possibility of joining in with PFM on a combined European tour!
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Old 07-19-2009, 01:34 AM   #798
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I think someone mistook this thread for the electronica thread.
Whatever, Kraftwerk surely were pioneers in using electronics, and as such, very influencial in progrock just the same. I think they belong here.
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Old 07-19-2009, 01:56 AM   #799
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To my knowledge, ELP was the first to make it 'Big Time', but only very shortly before Yes and Genesis, all in the early 1970's. PF only hit the main stream in the second half of the 1970's as far as I know - but eventually passed them all in terms of becoming a Stadium Act.
Not that I think that is indicative of the quality of these bands' music at all.

Yep. BTW, not much of a surprise that 5bridgeS are currently negotiating the possibility of joining in with PFM on a combined European tour!
Ha, I knew I was right. Well, ELP was created with the supergroup fame already attached to it, so it's kinda expected they were the first to hit it big time.

I actually think Le Orme is the best Italian progressive band, but I do love PFM too. Tagliapetra's vocals are just awesome.

Also I'm in a ELP-worshipping phase, so...
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Ha, I knew I was right. Well, ELP was created with the supergroup fame already attached to it, so it's kinda expected they were the first to hit it big time.
Yep, I think that fact surely contributed to their early commercial success...

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I actually think Le Orme is the best Italian progressive band, but I do love PFM too. Tagliapetra's vocals are just awesome.
Both are awesome I think, but my current fav Italian Proggers are Nemo.
Saw them perform at the Progfarm Festival last year, they were GREAT.
Not just their gig, they were very nice lads to have a chat with at the 'afterparty' just the same.

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Also I'm in a ELP-worshipping phase, so...
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There's one thing that bugged me in the Italian bands, or at least some of them: the attempts at re-recording their albums in English.

Italian is such an expressive language... no need to translate - after all, music has no language.
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Well, of course you knew - you posted something not progressive rock.
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Isn't Nemo French, Karin?
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Isn't Nemo French, Karin?
Oops yes. Slight mistake there!
But still a very Genesis-like style, guess that's why I initially thought they were Italian.
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Oops yes. Slight mistake there!
But still a very Genesis-like style, guess that's why I initially thought they were Italian.
Wow that was fast.
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Wow that was fast.
heheh. Coincidence, I am/should be uploading my holiday pictures right now.
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Why can't we consider Ummagumma and Atom Heart Mother from PF as progressive? I feel they're quite different from Barrett's acid psychedelic music.
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we should.
Most definitely PROG.
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Well last night - Brussels time - I've read the 54 pages of this topic and I thought I've read that PF was only prog from Meddle (or from Dark Side). Have I dreamed?
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