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LIGHTBULB SUN

Porcupine Tree

 

Heavy Prog

4.02 | 1080 ratings

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arcane-beautiful
5 stars Carrying on from the monumental weight and sound of Stupid Dream, this album had a similar but more out there approach, with more experimental compositions and more of a steer away direction from alternative rock.

Again, this album is amazing with every song leaving an impact on you, as they should, because it's Porcupine Tree, and they never fail to deliver...and I mean...NEVER...Steven Wilson is a genius basically.

1. Lightbulb Sun - One of those songs were the verses are more memorable than the chorus. The riff in this song kicks major ass and is one of their best in my opinion.

2. How Is Your Life Today? - An interlude that reminds me of music from the 20's. I love the asthetic tone to the song, very amusing and truthfull.

3. 4 Chords That Made A Million - A farce of a pop rock song. It's amusing & very true. All in all a great song.

4. Shesmovedon - One of the poppy songs on the album, catchy, emotional & effective.

5. Last Chance To Evacuate Planet Earth Before It Is Recycled - The name of the song tells it all. It's about that weird cult where that guy says he can get a spaceship and leave earth...BS!! This song is amazing though, I love the weird ending.

6. The Rest Will Flow - Another pop song. I love Porcupine Tree pop songs, they're my favourite ones.

7. Hatesong - This is one of the weaker songs (still good, but not as good as the others). Porcupine Tree should avoid the word hate, (although Don't Hate Me was better).

8. Where We Would Be - A love song...aaahh

9. Russia On Ice - Wow, didn't expect this. This song is one of the perfect examples of how to make a long song interesting. The first part is amazing, with some amazing vocal harmonies, and the next 2 parts (instrumenals) are also amazing, with one of their first real metal moments. This song kicks major ass.

10. Feel So Low - Werid way to end it off, but I think they do this in every album, end it slow and depressing.

arcane-beautiful | 5/5 |

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