Friday, July 20, 2007

Piero Umiliani - Il Corpo [Original Soundtrack]


Piero Umiliani - Il Corpo [Original Soundtrack]
Label - Easy Tempo
Released - 1974
Style - Electronic, Jazz, Fusion, Ambient, Easy Listening, Library, Soundtrack

(from Dusty Groove)
Sweetly funky and very slinky -- this is one of the best early 70s scores by the great Italian composer Piero Umiliani! The record has lots of bubbling electric piano, rumbling electric basslines, warm acoustic percussion, and moody wordless vocals. At some level, the album sounds a lot like the contemporaneous work by the great Italian Fender Rhodes combo Crossfire -- but it's also filled with a spacey madness that could only come from the pen of Umiliani! One of the best of the recent Easy Tempo reissues -- and very nicely put together, with a consistent sound throughout!

Tracklisting:
1. Free Life (Vocal)
2. Tidal Stream
3. In The End (Instrumental)
4. Hard Times
5. Stream (Alternate)
6. Princess (Alternative)
7. Chaser
8. Stream (Alternate Intro)
9. The Body
10. White Sand (Extended)
11. In The End
12. In The Village
13. Free Life (Extended)
14. Princess (Extended Intro)
15. Stream
16. Savana
17. Dusken
18. Desert Island
19. Princess
20. The Body
21. Desert Island (Extended)

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3 comments:

apani said...

Thank you for this goodie! Nice blog by the way. Keep up the good work!

house303 said...

Thanks for Corpo and La Ragazza Fuori Strada, Both very good soundtracks from Piero Umiliani,

sondinivm said...

Much love!