Collage (Le Orme album)

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Collage
Studio album by Le Orme
Released 1971
Recorded 1971
Genre Progressive rock, pop rock
Length 33:39
Label Philips
Le Orme chronology
Ad Gloriam (1969) Collage
(1971)
Uomo di pezza
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Collage is an album by the Italian progressive rock band Le Orme. It was released in 1971. It is the first progressive-like album by the band, who had previously recorded only the beat-oriented Ad Gloriam of 1968.

Songs[edit]

The album begins with the instrumental "Collage", then continues with the sad song "Era inverno" ("It Was Winter"), a conversation between a man and a harlot. The third song, "Cemento armato" ("Reinforced Concrete"), is introduced by piano and describes the situation in the cities. "Sguardo verso il cielo" ("Glance Toward the Sky") was released as a single in 1971. "Evasione totale" is very near to experimental rock, as "Immagini" is near to psychedelic rock. "Morte di un fiore" ("Death of a Flower") concludes the album.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Collage" - 4:49
  2. "Era inverno" - 5:05
  3. "Cemento armato" - 7:13
Side 2
  1. "Sguardo verso il cielo" - 4:19
  2. "Evasione totale" - 7:01
  3. "Immagini" - 3:03
  4. "Morte di un fiore" - 3:05

Personnel[edit]

Releases[edit]

  • CD Collage Philips / Universal Distribution 1990
  • CD Collage Philips 2004
  • CD Collage Universal Distribution 2004
  • CD Collage Universal Distribution 2007
  • CD Collage Universal Distribution / Universal Japan 2010
  • Digi Collage Mercury / Strategic Marketing 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Couture, François (2011). "Collage - Le Orme | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 

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