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Pain Of Salvation - The Perfect Element - Part 1 CD (album) cover


Pain Of Salvation


Progressive Metal

4.23 | 1151 ratings

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5 stars Having enjoyed old stuff from Dream Theater before, I was a bit disappointed when I listened to The Perfect Element for the first time (which was actually also the first record from PoS I listened to). But with every minute, I got deeper and deeper into the structure of this album. I remember that I heard it completely two times in a row, because each song seemed to melt into the next one, resulting in probably the best structured concept album I'm currently aware of. IMO it's pretty senseless to name certain songs, I highly recommend to listen to the whole CD to catch that certain unique emotional feeling of it. unlike many prog albums, this one does not only reach my brain (in search of innovative, difficult or just crazy riffs etc.), but also my heart, and that makes this record a masterpiece for me. I guess the main reason is the fantastic and very intense voice of Daniel Gildenl÷w, but I also like the change between heavy and very warm, almost fragile parts. Definitely PoS's best work!
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