Those Who Are About to Die Salute You

Those Who Are About To Die Salute You

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Those Who Are About to Die Salute You - Morituri Te Salutant is the debut album by Colosseum, released in 1969 by Fontana. The title is a translation of the Latin phrase morituri te salutant that according to popular belief (but not academic agreement), gladiators addressed to the emperor before the beginning of a gladiatorial match.

The album reached number 15 in the UK Albums Chart.

Background

"Debut" is the very first song Colosseum ever played as a group.Hiseman, Jon (1969). In Those Who Are About to Die Salute You . Tony Reeves later recalled that " was actually a phrase that I remembered Mick Taylor playing with John Mayall, and I changed it a bit into a bass line. And then the band all joined in - this is what happens during rehearsals - so technically you should have everybody's name in the writing credit, including, I guess, Mick Taylor's!"

"Mandarin" started from a series of sketches by Dave Greenslade based on a Japanese soft scale. Tony Reeves compiled the sketches into the main theme and arranged the song.

Reception



Allmusic's review was laudatory, saying the album "is a powerful one, unleashing each member's instrumental prowess at one point while consolidating each talent to form an explosive outpouring of...
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