Barista - Open Sesame Vol 1 Her Dress - Album Review - 90s Rock from Istanbul, Turkey

Barista - Open Sesame Vol 1 Her Dress - Album Review - 90s Rock from Istanbul, Turkey
Barista - Open Sesame Vol 1 Her Dress - Album Review - 90s Rock from Istanbul, Turkey

Today, we have the pleasure of featuring Barista, a 90s rock band from Istanbul, Turkey. In this review, we will delve into their album, Open Sesame Vol 1: Her Dress, exploring its character, style, story, potential, and more.

Barista is a 90s blues rock band that expertly blends traditional American rock, hard rock, and progressive elements, drawing influences from iconic acts such as Pink Floyd, Porcupine Tree, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, and even John Mayer. If you haven't come across the band before, Barista made their mark with the album Daydream in 2014. Since then, they have released two more full-length albums, 57 (2016) and Open Sesame Vol 1: Her Dress (2021), along with a single titled "This Way" (2016) and an EP album called Open Sesame Vol 2: Press Rewind (2021). I invite you to give the album a listen while you read the rest of this article.

Open Sesame Vol 1: Her Dress is a magnificent album consisting of seven captivating songs, released on April 16, 2021. As I immersed myself in the album multiple times before writing this review, it dawned on me that this exceptional work does not come from a well-established American rock band; rather, it hails from Turkey. Barista showcases their exceptional performance and songwriting skills throughout the album, setting themselves apart in a genre that has long been dominated by American musicians. In fact, Barista's musical and technical standards are on par with the legendary names I mentioned earlier.

Each song on the album features an easy-going, radio-friendly structure and rich instrumentation. The overall vibe is simply beautiful, instantly drawing you into its world. While Open Sesame Vol 1: Her Dress may not offer groundbreaking innovation, it delivers an extraordinary traditional rock album from start to finish. It is evident that Barista's passion permeates every aspect of this album, lending it a significant meaning that resonates with listeners.

From a technical standpoint, the album reaches world-class standards, as I mentioned earlier. You'll find yourself immersed in the feeling of experiencing a new release from a legendary American rock band. The live performance energy is palpable, showcasing the remarkable skills of all the musicians involved.

Taking all of these factors into account, I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Barista. Open Sesame Vol 1: Her Dress stands as a fine example of exceptional traditional American rock music released in recent times.

It's worth mentioning that the album's opening track, "CIRCULAR LIVES," has earned its place on our "TOP ROCK SONGS PLAYLIST" on Spotify!

Please feel free to explore the links below to learn more about the band, follow them on social media, subscribe to their channels, show your support, and stay updated on their upcoming releases.

In conclusion, the Metalhead Community Team extends heartfelt congratulations to Barista for their remarkable album, Open Sesame Vol 1: Her Dress, and wishes them continued success in their future endeavors. Thank you for joining us on this musical journey.



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