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Crossover Prog

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Wolf Spider
4 stars I honestly can`t belive why such a great band as Archive gets so little attention here at PA... Is it because of their trip-hop roots? Let's leave that for now and take a look at this fine album here. The major change on this one is that this album is more trpi-hop oriented than the three previous ones, but on the other hand we have all four great vocalists singing here. And while I adore Polladrds, Daves and Marias voices I had some problem with Rosko and his rap, it took me some time to appreciate the tracks. This album is incredibly rich, the opening track is a rebelious hymn, Bullets - the first single from this album is a psychodelic masterpiece and so it goes... through the beautiful Collapse/Collide and preety energetic (by Archive standards that is) Kings of Speed straight to the ending Funeral. Describing this album is a very difficult task, each song has an identity of it's own.

4 (+) stars - definitly worth giving a try!

Wolf Spider | 4/5 |


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