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Porcupine Tree


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4.26 | 2642 ratings

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5 stars I will start this review by saying that this masterpiece is IMO the best Porcupine Tree album.

The album starts with the badass song 'Fear of a Blank Planet', the song that names the album. This is an album that I really enjoy to listen, there are very pleasent songs such as Ansthetize, Fear of a Blank Planet, My Ashes and so on... I will start by reviewing Fear of a blank planet, the song. So, this is a song that has a lot of feeling and power, those first notes are perfect to start an album. The song sounds very badass! Steven Wilson's voice fits perfectly. After that powerfull song, it's 'My Ashes'. A very touching song, the voice, the lyrics... It's so peaceful and relaxing, I really love it! 'Ansthetize', the masterpiece. I love the intro to this song, it's just like a takeoff of an airplane, and then you are already flying through the clouds, having a great time listening to this masterpiece! It's so well composed, so relaxing, I just love every second of it. There are very touching moments in this song, one of them is when he sings "Only apathy from the pills in me..." that verse. Almost in the end, the song enters into a different atmosphere, it's kinda trippy, I love it! The bass line in the song is just amazing, and as you can see by my last reviews, even being a guitar player, I just love bass, and Porcupine Tree have awesome bass lines!!! The ending of the song kinda gives me the image of an airplane drifting away and disapearing with the distance, or just someone leaving... I don't know. The next song, 'Sentimental' begins with a beautiful piano melody, which I love! Then the drums kick in and you can hear an acoustic guitar, but at a very low volume. The song is very touching, very 'Sentimental', I love the chorus! 'Way Out of Here', the next song. At the first time I didn't care for this one, but now that I listened to it with more attention, it's brilliant! The bass line and the drums at the end are fantastic. 'Sleep Together', the last song. This is song is amazing, I love everything in it, it's definately one of the best songs in the album! I love the keyboard in this song, and the vocals just fit perfectly!

I'll give this album Five stars, It's amazing from the beginning to the end, I can never get enough of this! The whole album is like a book, and I love that! This is clearly Porcupine Tree's best work, Steven Wilson and the boys really nailed it.

ThrasherPT | 5/5 |


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