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Streams Videos All Posts. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. From conception to implementation, Marinai Profeti e Balene is nothing but an astonishing achievement.
Marinai, Profeti e Balene
Capossela is a remarkable for the way he matches passion and invention with the ability to tackle subjects that are as unexpected as his songs. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence.
Find out more about our use of this data. Vinkcio guests include pianist Stefano Nannipercussionist Francesco Arcuri, and harpist Luisa Prandina all present in many of the tracksDaniel Melingo as the voice of Ishmael in "I Fuochi Fatui," and a seemingly endless list of collaborators in any number of both classical and exotic instruments -- notably of Greek origin on the second disc -- whose participation is absolutely essential to the fascinating world music labyrinth from all ages where this album seems to be taking place.
Track Listing - Disc 1. Until now, the greatest Italian hero to translate internationally has been Paolo Contenow in his 70s and compared to both Tom Waits and Jacques Brel.
But now comes this highly entertaining and unusual double album that will, one suspects, bring him a far wider following outside Italy. Track Listing - Disc 2.
Vinicio Capossela - Marinai Profeti E Balene | Bilbo
Billy Budd Vinicio Capossela. This album purports to drag the listener into a sonic trip to the bottom of the sea in the belly of a whale, only to lift him to the heights of Mount Olympus in the embrace of sirens and sea nymphs, and it does exactly what it promises. Appropriately for an album of such Napoleonic scope, its brilliant cover shows viincio positively deranged Capossela in a bicorne hat, doing his best impression of a mad sea captain.
Yes, everything is gloriously over the top and it may sag a bit when a couple of the longest pieces are paired together, but any objections seem insignificant next to Capossela 's boundless creativity, originality, and superb execution of a deliriously larger than life vision.
The result is a highly entertaining set that ranges from the relaxed to the dramatic and at times downright manic, with the mood constantly shifting, from easy-going piano styles to dub effects and what sounds like a possessed Celtic choir singing light opera. There are sections where he sounds like a breathy, laid-back balladeer; these play out against other passages where, like Conte, he echoes Tom Waits. Lord Jim Vinicio Capossela. Not to be undone by its mighty literary references, the musical foil of Marinai Profeti e Balene is simply staggering, from the apocalyptic sonic collages of the first half to the delicate lullabies of the second.
Jazz Latin New Age. La Madonna Delle Conchiglie. He starts with Billy Budd, which sounds like a demented sea-shanty with edgy guitar from Ribot, and then moves off into songs that often match his fine, intimate vocals against quirky or theatrical settings. Introspection Late Night Partying.
Not counting the rather pointless 15 minutes of silence followed by a few seconds of "the song of the sirens" at the end of the record, there are only 85 minutes of music little bit more than a single CD allows split into two and minute halves, each with a distinctive character.
La Bianchezza Della Balena. Much has been pdofeti about Capossela 's infatuation with Tom Waitsbut in this album, the disciple has gone to places the master never contemplated, expanding the frame of reference from Weimar Cabaret to Ancient Greek Theater and Opera Buffa.
Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language.
Vinicio Capossela - Marinai Profeti E Balene
In the same way, the fantastic cast of supporting musicians assembled dilutes the presence of Waits capossrla regulars Marc Ribot and Greg Cohen ; incidentally, both had previously worked with Capossela.
Dimmi Tiresia Vinicio Capossela.
Curiously, the one track that most closely resembles Waits was co-written with Calexico, the terrific "Jockey Full of Bourbon" soundalike "Polpo D'amor" does not feature Ribot or Cohenbut the great Jimmy Caposse,a and Ares Tavolazzi both legendary Paolo Conte bandmemberswho step in to do a spot-on job of re-creating the seedy Latin atmosphere of Waits ' Rain Dogs. It is certainly his most ambitious work to date, a double CD inspired by the classics of world profet about the sea and its frightful spawning of amazing creatures, human, animal, and mythological.