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Porcupine Tree

 

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4.17 | 319 ratings

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Prog Leviathan
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4 stars Out-takes never sounded so good.

Honestly, nearly all of the content here is good enough to be considered "album worthy" in its own right-- with the epic "Buying a New Soul" (sometimes even performed live) stealing the show. Similar in tone and style to "Even Less", it must have been a difficult decision which song to keep for the final album; it has a haunting tone and tremendous guitar work.

All of the songs fit nicely into the "Even Less"/"Lightbulb Sun" era of the band, in regards to their style and mood, with very melancholy lyrics and vocal deliveries from Wilson. The instrumental songs stand-out as the most enjoyable for me though, and give us sounds missing from the studio albums.

Tracking this one down might take some work, but I highly recommend doing so; it won't disappoint.

Songwriting: 4 Instrumental Performances: 3 Lyrics/Vocals: 3 Style/Emotion/Replay: 4

Prog Leviathan | 4/5 |

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