Bloom Live is a live album by Italian prog rock group Locanda Delle Fate.
It was recorded at Progvention Festival, Bloom near Milan in Italy on November 6th 2010 and was released in 2012.
Locanda Delle Fate Bloom Live
- A volte un istante di quiete – 6:55 (originally on Forse Le Lucciole Non Si Amani Piu)
- Forse le lucciole non si amano più – 10:25 (ditto)
- Profumo di colla Bianca – 11:21 (ditto)
- Sogno di Estunno – 5:23 (ditto)
- Sequenza circolare / La giostra – 9:42 (the title track of another album and a track played on their first live album)
- Cercando un nuovo confine – 8:39 (Forse Le Lucciole Non Si Amani Piu)
- Vendesi saggezza – 10:22 (ditto)
Their first live album can be criticised for sound quality but this one is very good.
Four of the original members play on this including the vocalist.
It’s a bit strange at first when the singing is in Italian and you can’t understand but I find that I quickly get used to it. With some English prog albums, I think it could be a blessing in disguise if I couldn’t understand.
Singing in Italian is accepted in classical opera so why not in prog!
What Other People Say
On the progarchives.com website, it’s rated at 4.00 based on 14 people at the time of writing. This is slightly better than their first live album Live and slightly worse than their great debut.
Buying Bloom Live
To help you to find the album quickly and easily, I’ve given you the following links:
It’s still worth checking around on the websites to make sure that there isn’t a more up-to-date or less expensive option.
My only concern is whether you should get the studio album Forse Le Lucciole Non Si Amani Piu instead. I have to admit that I bought it when it was the only Locanda album available and I haven’t felt the urge to invest in either of their live albums.
It’s also got a great prog rock album cover.
What Do You Think?
Do you think this album is the best live album by Locanda Delle Fate?
What do you like or dislike about it?
The Best Live Albums Ever
This album is included in the poll to find the best live prog rock album on the strength of their studio debut.
Because there are so many great progressive rock live albums I have split the poll into two and you may find some of your favourites in the second division. Albums will be promoted when they get enough votes.
You can see the complete list of readers polls at Live Album Polls.