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Porcupine Tree


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Rodrigo Andrade7
5 stars Such a beautiful album, I've heard it countless times...

Let's face it! This is one of the best modern prog albums put out to date, top music written by none other than the talented himself mr. Steven Wilson, which everyone knows, it's one of the main prog heads of this universe.

What can you ask more, when you have a album that is melancholic,dark,heavy,melodic,soothing,wonderful and calm all in one pack jammed together? Seems unreal, but its Deadwing. A brilliant album, it makes me happy that music like this exist. The creativity on this album is off the charts, which is already to be quite expected from Steven Wilson, but I think that its the greatness of making so many different records with so different characteristics from each other thats makes every single of them standout. Highlights: "Arriving somewhere but not here" is clearly, the masterpiece of the album which you should check out, but I also reccomend some heavy and fast paced songs like: "Deadwing" (amazing adrenaline to start up a album) "Shallow" and "Open car" and last but not least "Lazarus" which is the most beautiful track in the album and perhaps the most beautiful song Porcupine Tree has made. The album, is clearly more enjoyable if you listen to it as a whole, in the correct order, which is what I always do, but there goes my highlights anyway, just in case you just want a small touch of it first.

Rating: 5 stars: A masterpiece of progressive rock.

This is not hard for me to rate, as I do feel that the rating for "Deadwing" here is way lower than it really should be, any 3 or less stars reviews for this album are meaningless.

Rodrigo Andrade7 | 5/5 |


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