Pubblicato da: jlm | aprile 16, 2008

Rancid / Hyena

TITOLO: Hyena
AUTORE: Rancid
ALBUM: Rancid (1993)

Il primo lustro degli anni 90 ha visto l’esplosione del punk revival californiano, grazie a band, quali Green Day e Offspring, e in seconda battuta NOFX e Rancid, capaci di trascinare il punk rock a vendite milionarie e a portarlo su MTV. Questo plotone di gruppi ha incontrato il favore di mercato e il risentimento dei puristi: risentimento spesso basato più su ragioni ideologiche più che su attente analisi musicali. Pur non essendo capolavori, i primi lavori delle band di cui sopra hanno comunque contribuito a reinverdire parzialmente i fasti del punk: se il lato sociale e politico non potevano essere riproposti, il lato sonoro ha comunque trovato una dignitosa evoluzione.

I Rancid – almeno nei primi lavori – sono stati i più tradizionalisti e dotati del movimento e talvolta addirittura accostati ai Clash o ai meno noti Ruts. A livello di qualità e d’importanza musicale siamo distanti; tuttavia, l’accostamento non è campato in aria se si considera il piglio della band californiana, che poggia su un suono enfatico, basato sugli intrecci vocali (con i cori e le voci a ricordare il punk di matrice proletaria londinese), su influenze black, sul fenomenale basso di Matt Freedman e sui riff abrasivi delle chitarre di Lars Frederiksen e Tim Armstrong.

Hyena è un estratto degli esordi, dove la band era ancora un trio. L’attitudine street e proletaria (talvolta troppo sbandierata sui successivi album, tale da risultare troppo costruita) è evidente nel canto trasandato (per non parlare del look e del vastiario) e ben si concilia con l’andamento trascinante della canzone, che trasuda asfalto e ghiaia da ogni nota. Hyena bene riassume l’attitudine della band: i Rancid sono delle belve che si aggirano contendendosi lo spazio dei leoni del punk rock “

In questo primo album i componenti erano tre: Tim Armstrong alla chitarra e voce, Matt Freeman al basso e Brett Reed alla batteria. Infatti solo con il secondo album la band aggiunse un’altra chitarra e una seconda voce, quella di Lars Frederiksen, che cosi completa la attuale formazione.

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