Author Archives: Jerry Verrier

Picchio dal Pozzo

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I just keep coming back to this band, and particularly their album Abbiamo Tutti I Suoi Problemi. It’s got a journalistic feel; it seems to capture a moment or rather moments from real people’s lives. It has that in common with the utterly different Bookends album by Paul Simon. I am sure I am the first person to compare those two sources in print! It also has wonderful music which explores ideas that might come from Canterbury or Zappa, but which are uniquely PDP. If you haven’t heard this album, I strongly recommend you give it at least three serious listens,