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Studio album by Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
Released 1972
Genre Italian progressive rock
Length 46:50
Label Ricordi
Producer Alessandro Colombini
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso chronology
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Darwin! is the second album by Banco del Mutuo Soccorso. It was released in 1972 on Ricordi. It is a concept album about the birth and the evolution of the species on the Earth.

The album is highly rated by progressive rock fans as one of the top albums in the genre.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Music by Vittorio Nocenzi. Lyrics by Vittorio Nocenzi and Francesco Di Giacomo.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "L'evoluzione ("Evolution")" 13:59
2. "La conquista della posizione erette ("The Conquest of the Upright Stance")" 8:42
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Danza dei grandi rettili (Dance of the Big Reptiles)" 3:42
2. "Cento mani e cento occhi (One Hundred Hands and One Hundred Eyes)" 5:22
3. "750000 anni fa...l'amore? (750000 Years Ago...Love?)" 5:38
4. "Miserere alla storia (Have Mercy to History)" 5:58
5. "Ed ora io domando tempo al tempo ed egli mi risponde...non ne ho! (And Now I Ask Time for Time and He Answers Me...I Don't Have Any!)" 3:29



  • Produced By Alessandro Colombini
  • Engineered By Walter Patergnani