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THE EARTH IS NOT A COLD DEAD PLACE

Explosions In The Sky

 

Post Rock/Math rock

3.90 | 191 ratings

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izquemia
4 stars First of all i want to say thank you to explosions in the sky for having done this album that changed my life the first time that i heard it in 2006.

"The earth is not a cold dead place" is a very different to any other work of the band, the sound are the cleanest of the history of the band. the whole disc are a package of mini-operas which begins with a masterpiece called "first breath after coma" , guys, this song are unbelievable, is simply hypnotizing since their first chords and it is the perfect example of which this kind of post rock is not about sadness,in fact is a little bit about melancholy and hope.

Another songs that have this feeling is "Six days at the bottom of the ocean" and "The only moment we were alone" both songs are a great opportunity to enter a very relaxing trip. The rest of the songs continue with the essence of the disc, and i refeer to "Memorial" and "You hand in mine"

"Earth is not a cold dead place" is the perfect example to understand that the music not necessarily needs lyrics, only two guitars, a bass and drums, not more for a musical journey across the space and time!

explosions in the sky is totally different to GYBE (for example) and i donīt think that the prog fans must compare them, even with Sigur ros or tortoise or Mono, maybe with A silver mount zion in essence, and this disc demonstrates it in my opinion

Finally, maybe this disc is not the culminant point of the post rock, but if of explosions in the sky

4 Unforgettable stars

izquemia | 4/5 |

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