Premiata Forneria Marconi return

2017-09-27 by Sabrutin | 15 Comments
Italian progressive rock giants Premiata Forneria Marconi will publish a brand new studio album on October 27th. The album is called Emotional Tattoos and will be available with both Italian and English vocals (note that lyrics differ).

The first single 'Quartier Generale' is online for streaming. It's a refined and very accessible song, but the band encourages skeptical listeners to "wait for the album" as this song's focal point are deliberately the lyrics. You can check it out below, in both languages.






Pre-orders: www.smarturl.it/PFM-EmotionalTattoos

Emotional Tattoos will be the first album without founding member Franco Mussida (guitar, vocals) who left the band in 2015. In his place, the band hired virtuoso Marco Sfogli. PFM's current incarnation is:

Franz Di Cioccio: lead vocals, drums
Patrick Djivas: bass, keyboards
Lucio Fabbri: violin
Alessandro Scaglione: keyboards, Hammond, Moog
Marco Sfogli: guitars
Roberto Gualdi: drums
Alberto Bravin: keyboards, backing vocals

Tagged: Premiata Forneria Marconi

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Friday13th
September 27th 2017
5959 Comments


Yaaaaaaaaaaaa bambino

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bgillesp
September 27th 2017
1721 Comments


Woah! I didn't event know they were alive... Im excited though. I loved L'sola Di Niete

Sabrutin
September 29th 2017
4477 Comments


I can dig it. I hope it's not the best the album has to offer but if it's really a big single then I can get behind it. Lyrics seem like a commentary on Italy so to call them protagonists of the song makes sense I guess. Catchy song, I like the hook around 2 minutes in.

Also there's Djivas so of course I'll check the album

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SandwichBubble
September 29th 2017
4543 Comments


So they have one founding member left? Interesting

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Piglet
September 29th 2017
7336 Comments


E M O T I O N A L . T A T T O O S . B O I Z

Sabrutin
September 29th 2017
4477 Comments


"So they have one founding member left? Interesting"
Indeed, they said that they'll keep going as long as forces last but we aren't that far from the end. However Djivas has been in the band since 1973, so in my heart he is one of the boys too. Or should I say "our" hearts, because the two astronauts(?) on the new album cover are meant to be Di Cioccio and Djivas

Jethro42
September 29th 2017
15020 Comments


Guitarist Franco Mussida is sorely missed to the band. He was an important part of their sound. Long live Franz Di Cioccio. Song is ok. Nothing to do with PFM, but whatev.

Ziguvan
October 1st 2017
591 Comments


Sounds more like pop folk rock rather than prog, still nice.

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SandwichBubble
October 1st 2017
4543 Comments


"Djivas has been in the band since 1973"

oh I didn't know that. That's a long enough for me to call him one of the boys I guess (:

AcidCaravan
October 4th 2017
378 Comments


Great band, but speaking about 70s stuff from Italy, to me, bands like Perigeo, Osage Tribe and The Trip were on another level. With all my respect. Matter of taste.

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Sabrutin
October 6th 2017
4477 Comments


It's not that rare of an opinion honestly. I myself don't consider them to be above all else. They are super famous, that's for sure. Everybody here knows them. But Locanda delle fate's debut LP does more for me than basically the entire PFM discog

Scoob
October 6th 2017
1705 Comments


Macaroniiii

Hellscythe
October 6th 2017
2068 Comments


Premarital Formica Macaroni

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MrSirLordGentleman
October 6th 2017
10866 Comments


Well, they proved with Stati di Immaginazione that they can create superb material even today so yeah

high hopes on this

Jethro42
October 6th 2017
15020 Comments


Agreed for that 2006 album, SirLord. PFM of the 70s are hard to beat. They did clever, original symphonic prog and released a bunch of consistent albums. They are easily my personal number one among bands that are coming from Italy.



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