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ORCHID

Opeth

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.29 | 777 ratings

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morcosmedve
4 stars Altough it is not the best made album in the career of the band, it still one of the greatest rock (metal, prog) album ever made. IMO this work is very underestimated.

As well, this is not a masterpiece because of the weaknesses of their playing and of their (growing!) composition talents BUT...

I have to listen to it again and again and again. Not only because of the deep tone of the songs. The whole album remains interesting from its very first moment till its last song "The Apostle...", even after several listening. (The bonus song is not the part of the band's intention for this work just an extra addition from the starting years!) And honestly nobody can say that I am a death metal fan, that is far from me.

This album has a very magical emission. Sometimes days after the listening of it I realize myself that I am crooning one of the songs from "Orchid".

I think this album should become the part of every prog fan's collection. (And this whole review have reference to Opeth's next album "Morningrise")

morcosmedve | 4/5 |

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