Osanna ‎– Suddance

CBS ‎– CBS 82449
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Ce Vulesse
Written By – Vairetti-D'angelo-Guarino-Petrone-Rustici-Vairetti
A2 'A Zingara
Violin [Electric] – Antonio SpagnoloWritten By – Rustici-Vairetti-D'angelo-Guarino-Petrone-Rustici-Vairetti
A3 'O Napulitano
Alto Saxophone – Benni CaiazzoElectric Guitar – Lino VairettiWritten By – Vairetti-Guarino-Rustici-Vairetti
B1 Suddance
Written By – D'angelo-Guarino-Petrone-Rustici-Vairetti
B2 Chiuso Qui
Soprano Saxophone – Benni CaiazzoWritten By – Vairetti-Rustici
B3 Saraceno
Written By – D'angelo-Guarino-Petrone-Rustici-Vairetti
B4 Naples In The World
Tenor Saxophone – Benni CaiazzoWritten By – Guarino-Rustici-Vairetti-D'angelo-Guarino-Petrone-Rustici-Vairetti

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Recorded and mixed at "Splash" studios in Naples, september 1977 and January 1978.
Produced for N.I.W. Production, Naples.

Printed inner sleeve with lyrics.

© 1978 CBS Inc./℗ 1978 CBS Inc.
P 1978 CBS Dischi
CBS Dischi S.p.A. Milano 1978
Distributed by Messaggerie Musicali, Milano
Made in Italy by CBS

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SIAE
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): CI 82449-1L
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): CI 82449-2L
  • Matrix / Runout (Hand-etchings Runout Side A): CI 82449-1L [CGD logo] 23-1-78 P.V.
  • Matrix / Runout (Hand-etchings Runout Side B): CI 82449-2L/2 [CGD logo] 20-3-78 -PiVic-

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
40 CBS 82449 Osanna Suddance(Cass, Album) CBS 40 CBS 82449 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
CBS 82449 Osanna Suddance(LP, Album, RE) CBS CBS 82449 Italy 2018 Sell This Version
S 82449 Osanna Suddance(LP, Album) CBS S 82449 Spain 1978 Sell This Version
COL 466421 2 Osanna Suddance(CD, Album, RE) Columbia COL 466421 2 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
SICP 2588 Osanna Suddance(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sony Records Int'l SICP 2588 Japan 2010 Sell This Version



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December 21, 2012

This was a 1978 reunion of Osanna. Actually only Danilo Rustici, Lino Vairetti, and Massimo Guarino from the old lineup are present on this album, with two new guys. I found this 1978 release surprisingly good, given so many of the major Italian prog bands had seen their best days behind them, like PFM, Banco, and Le Orme. Suddance is not like the four albums they did in the early '70s, so don't expect another Palepoli. But it's still a good album of Neopolitan prog rock. This group hailed from Naples, and most of the songs on this album are sung in the local Neopolitan dialect, except for "Chiuso Quo", sung in standard Italian, "Naples in the World" in English, and the title track which is instrumental. The music has a more jazzy and acoustic feel to. A great example going to "'A Zingare", a nice acoustic piece. I really love the vocals, and in fact I thought the vocals are even better than on their classic albums. "'O Napulitano" is a great proggy piece with some great jazzy passages. "Suddance" proves they can make great instrumental music, while "Naples in the World" proves, just like their other albums that English isn't their strong point (Palepoli aside, which not a word of English is sung on that one), but I still find the song itself enjoyable. Given how much in bad shape prog rock was in 1978, it's nice to find some decent albums from that time, like this one. It's a rather underrated album, but I didn't compare it with their early stuff and I actually enjoyed it very much on its own merits.