Saturday, September 22, 2012

Il Balletto di Bronzo

Formed in Naples in late 60's, with the initial name of Battitori Selvaggi, they were playing in Nato bases in Italy. They changed their name to Il Balletto di Bronzo with the first line-up, with two good singles in 1969 and 1970 and even recording some tracks in Spanish (released in 1988 as a single and in 1990 on the Il Re del Castello LP) and their first album, Sirio 2222. The album is now considered as one of the rarest of the Italian prog era, and is halfway between late 60's psych-influenced pop and prog. Read more here.