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*Shels - Wingsfortheirsmiles CD (album) cover




Experimental/Post Metal

2.64 | 5 ratings

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So, I'm bored. That's why i will review the unreviewed albums from the unreviewed album section in this same web. Right now I'm 17 years old, let's see if i can get to 10000 albums reviewed before I die, because I know that i will never finish reviewing albums, everyday new music is created and published. So, I'm gonna review every song on the albums and give my opinion about every song as well.

This album (actually an EP) is from *shels is a British-American rock group, which was formed in 2003. So, let's see:

Atoll, this is a little introduction to the EP, not even a song itself. "To my dear love, hold me in your memories, and move past our parting, for I am with you always" Is all that it says, a very sad context.

The next song is Fireflystarrs1, the song is mostly a calm and relaxing guitar then suddenly a screaming metal-like part comes up (It scared me, I was waiting for something relaxing, thought it was a rock band lmao). The melody of the guitar is simple but lovely, I liked it

Fireflystarrs 2 is the next one, this uses the same formula as Fireflystarrs1, a calm part, then a screaming part and it goes like that. Something that I like is how the vocalist gets those high notes, very talented. Something that I dislike is the big distortion in the guitars, they are incredibly distorted, but it is a Post-Metal EP so I should have expected that.

Wingsfortheirsmiles 1 is the next song, and it is just a calm guitar part. Nothing interesting

Wingfortheirsmiles 2 now it's an actual song, it starts in a heavy manner, i liked the combination between the heavy and acoustic parts. Although it has some melodic acoustic guitar parts it doesn't have any other interesting thing to offer.

The next and final song is M, a very ambient-like song, with a calm guitar part as well. Nothing interesting either.

If you are a fan of Experimental Post Metal you should hear this album, it has some interesting moments on it, but mostly it's boring and senseless.

luisM. | 2/5 |


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