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ENTERTAINING THANATOS

Metaphor

 

Neo-Prog

3.39 | 22 ratings

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Mellotron Storm
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3 stars In the liner notes the band says that the album consists of "7 cheery songs about death". "Thanatos" is the Greek god of death, so yes these guys are funny, but they are smart funny. As hdfisch suggests there is a lot in this record to investigate and digest when it comes to the lyrics.This is a philosophical look at death in an amusing way through classic literature and mythology and just plain amusing tales.

The singer really reminds me of Murray McLaughlin, a Folk singer from Canada. I can't say instrumentally that there are any highlights, no outbreaks, it's all fairly bland really.They used to be a GENESIS cover band which apparently is quite evident on the previous record "Starfooted", but no evidence of that here.

So if nothing else this is entertaining, even if the subject is death.

Mellotron Storm | 3/5 |

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