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Experimental/Post Metal

3.85 | 469 ratings

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5 stars Anathema really know what they're doing. Immensely talented, although the music is not technical its textures and layers are amazing. They introduce many new sounds on this album as usual. But I was shocked when I first heard "Closer." I've never heard anything like that, its like it was created in another universe, I love it. The album cover was done by Travis Smith whose done work for Opeth, Nevermore, Control Denied, Death, Diabolical Masquerade, Gordian Know, King Diamond, and so many more. "Childhood Dream" is a very atmospheric and somber brief instrumental which is a suitable precursor to the brilliant next song. "Pulled Under at 2000 Metres a Second" is one of the most powerful songs they've done. The lyrics just rip at the walls of your emotions. "Violence" the last song on the album is both ethereal and pummeling in its duration, a very good song to get stoned to. Each song on this album has its own identity. I'm very interested to see where they'll go next. It sure seems promising.

billyshears'67 | 5/5 |


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