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SPIRIT OF EDEN

Talk Talk

 

Crossover Prog

4.09 | 258 ratings

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OpethGuitarist
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4 stars Hits right at home.

This album has a distinct quality to it that I can only describe as having a "homey" feel. It feels rugged and artistically subdued, yet extremely powerful. The slow, trodding pace throughout much of the album is brilliantly crafted to create many beautiful soundscapes and moods.

This album feels highly genuine and evokes emotions that many other albums fail to ever come close to capturing. The vocals fit perfectly, almost feeling as your own voice guiding the music and guiding the experience. The harmonica and other various instruments give the album a folksy feel to it, but there's also a great deal of minimalism and free rolling jazz to make this an extremely pleasant experience. The album has the feel of a nice rocking chair, comfortable and smooth, luscious even, and right at home.

I will say that I prefer the first several tracks over the latter, but the whole album is very captivating and somewhat intoxicating in feel. Had the latter tracks been as captivating and mesmerizing as The Rainbow or Desire, one might see this album even more praised than the exquisite beauty we already see it as.

OpethGuitarist | 4/5 |

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