|Debut solo album from Italian band - influences ranging from Mike Oldfield to It Bites
Format: CD / Released: 15/10/2012
Track Listing: 1.Hide From An Angry Heart / 2.The Deed Is Done / 3.Braccialetti Di Diamanti / 4.Across The Light / 5.Alberi E Foglie / 6.Domenica / 7.Case Nella Bassa / 8.Stella Splendens / 9.Emozioni
As Uso Personale / 10.Dormi Sola / 11.Flowers And Lies / 12.Uomo
More information: Materya are Andrea Stagni (piano/keyboards, guitars, bass, percussions and vocals) and Betty Copeta (vocals). Both are also members of the Italian progressive band AltaVia.
This album contains many different musical shades and colors, very intimate songs, some only piano and vocals can be found along with the more complex and rich symphonic full band performances. Twelve songs, eleven originals, plus the re-working of a religious hymn from the XIV Century. Andrea and Betty are joined by Claudio Trotta (Deus ex Machina, Duo Improbabile and
others) and Marcello Bellina (AltaVia) who played drums.
The music has many influences ranging from Mike Oldfield to It Bites. Classic intelligent progressive rock.