Italy, 1973, symphonic prog / progressive rock
Le Orme – Felona e Sorona: This is a progressive rock album as concerned with the narrative as sounding good. The story is a science fiction tale about two planets that revolve around each other, Felona flourishing and Sorona subjected to constant catastrophes. Sitting beside my wife and having her translate the Italian lyrics for me as I listen makes me really feel sorry for Sorona. That end, though, is like the planets smashing together. Quite different in feel from the rest of the album.