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SING-ALONG SONGS FOR THE DAMNED & DELIRIOUS

Diablo Swing Orchestra

 

Progressive Metal

3.96 | 155 ratings

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DisgruntledPorcupine
4 stars Not many albums out there like this one. This album has an astounding amount of creativity and uniqueness to it. They venture into grounds other metal bands don't dare tread by fusing their music with genres some would never expect to find in metal.

The genres these people incorporate into their metal are swing music, jazz, and circus music to name a few. And they let it be known right off the getgo, with an opening track that sounds like dance music for demons. The compositions on this album each have their own unique charm and are filled with huge amounts of energy and somewhat whimsicality.

And for something so unique and weird, it is very easy to get into as well, especially A Tap Dancer's Dilemma, whom I've shown to multiple non-prog fans who got enjoyment out of it. It is by no means poppy or generic though.

Of course, it's not a perfect album. I feel it lacks a real standout track, as it all just kind of floats along. There is also "Bedlam Sticks", which is quite an annoying song I find, with silly lyrics about cookies and it's the only song I find the vocals grate.

Still, the entire album is guaranteed to be an interesting experience for any first time listeners, and it doesn't take a metalhead to appreciate this one either.

DisgruntledPorcupine | 4/5 |

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