**Clear green vinyl. LP in the original triple-gatefold** Osanna ( from Naples) are generally regarded as one of the best and most innovative bands to come out of the entire Italian '70s progressive scene. Their groudbreaking debut, L'Uomo the debut of one of the greatest bands in the Italian prog field, Osanna. Formed in 1971 by the members of I Volti di Pietra and Città Frontale their debut was L'uomo, released in a memorable triple gatefold cover, already containing their distinctive elements, the nice voice of Lino Vairetti (with interesting lyrics indeed), the aggressive flute of Elio D'Anna, fluid guitar playing by Danilo Rustici and the solid rhythm section of Lello Brandi and Massimo Guarino. A complete album, full of great operatic backing vocal parts, wicked flute, loads of acoustic & electric guitar, great lead vocals, complex drumming and delicate songwriting.