Beat Street Records

Genco Puro & Co - Area di Servizio (RSD EU/UK Exclusive Release) LP (Red)

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  • FIRST EVER VINYL REISSUE!
  • INCLUDES REPRODUCTION OF ORIGINAL 70×100cm PROMO POSTER!
  • Clear red vinyl edition / Record Store Day 2022 exclusive!

“Area di Servizio” is a truly unique release in the history of ‘70s Italian music: a record consisting of twelve Italian-sung compositions, mainly the result of the collaboration between Riccardo “Rolli” Pirolli and Franco Battiato: the first came from the Cristalli Fragili group, which Battiato wanted as his musicians in the early seventies. The album recording sessions lasted a few days, and several songs were written and arranged directly in the studio. The result is a little pop/rock gem with psychedelic and sometimes progressive hints, without any follow-up and whose genesis still remains partly mysterious even today.

The presence of Battiato and the fact that it has never been re-released on vinyl have made “Area di Servizio” a cult album practically impossible to find, which is now re-released as a faithful reproduction of the original copy with the addition of a beautiful collector’s item: a 1:1 reproduction of the original 1972 70×100cm promotional poster!

Frontiere
Campane A Rotterdam
A San Francisco
Come Un Fiume
Giorno D'estate
Vocals – Franco Battiato
Nebbia
Vocals – Franco Battiato
Biscotti E Thè
Pioggia
Alice
Accendo La Mia Radio
La Mia Città
Burattini

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