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THE BELOVED'S CRY (DEMO)

Orphaned Land

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2.48 | 14 ratings | 3 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 1993

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Seasons Unite (8:23)
2. Above You All (4:56)
3. Pits Of Despair (4:26)
4. The Beloved's Cry (4:44)
5. My Requiem (8:06)
6. Orphaned Land - The Storm Still Rages Inside (8:55)

Total Time: 39:33

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Line-up / Musicians

- Kobi Farhi / vocals
- Yossi Sassi / guitars
- Matti Svatitzki / rhythm guitars
- Uri Zelcha / bass
- Sami Bachar / drums
- Itzik Levi / keyboards, piano

Session members & guests:
- Hadas Sasi / female vocals
- Amira Salah / Arab female vocals
- Albert Dadon / tarbuka
- Abraham Salman / kannun

Releases information

Demo originally released in MC by the own band in 1993.

Re-Released in CD by Metal Invader Magazine in 1998 with no bonus tracks.

Re-Released in CD by M.D.M.A Records (Israel) in 1999 with a CD-Rom track featuring a live video for Seasons Unite.

This album is still the same demo of 1993, but now is considered an essential part of the Orphaned Land's discography and is completely available in stores.

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2.48
(14 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
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Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(7%)
7%
Good, but non-essential (57%)
57%
Collectors/fans only (36%)
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Review by The Crow
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3 stars The debut of this incredible band from Israel was this good EP...

Their ideas was not really clear yet, and the sound is poor... But this is a really interesting hearing anyway. The first song from Orphaned Land were more Death Metal oriented than their later El Norra Alila, and not so complex, imaginative and perfectionated like the masterpiece Mabool. But it's original enough to having a good rating...

The rough death metal riffs are mixed with some oriental instruments, and hearing some arab melodies mixed with the Kobi Fahri's growls is something unique... We must admit that Orphaned Land were maybe the pioneers of this mixture between 80's and 90's death metal with the tradicional music from Israel. And we have better work from this band than this inmature EP... But the roots and the good ideas were here yet.

Best tracks: Seasons Unite (good and complex track), Above you All (with a great oriental melody used again in Mabool...) and The Beloved's Cry (a classic acoustic and obligated in the Orphaned Land's concerts).

Conclusion: rough, inmature and short... But full of new ideas and some good songs. Sahara perfectionated this style and some of this songs later, El Norra Alila was another step forward, Mabool was the confirmation and their great masterpiece... But The Beloved's Cry gave us a glimpse of the incredible potential of this band: deep and conceptual lyrics, good Kobi Fahri singing, the typical Yossi Sassi solos, use of traditional instruments... The elemets were here, they only had to be perfectionated.

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Review by UMUR
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2 stars "The Beloved's Cry" is a demo album by Israelian progressive extreme metal act Orphaned Land. The demo was originally released by the band but has since been re-released a couple of times. The M.D.M.A Records re-release version from 1999 features an added DVD bonus track.

The music on "The Beloved's Cry" is Doom/Death metal. There are a few middle eastern sounding parts but they are very few and donīt necessarily hint at where the band would go just a few years down the line. Artists like early Paradise Lost and Novemberīs Doom come to mind. Most tracks on the album is in a doom/death metal style with deep growling vocals and heavy doomy but predominantly mid-paced riffs. The title track stands out though as it is a ballad/duet where vocalist Kobi Farhi sings clean vocals and is complimented by a female vocalist. Itīs nice for the variation of the release, but not exactly spectacular. It reminds me a bit of the most goth tinged Moonspell.

The musicianship is decent but not too interesting. The deep growling vocals are the highlight here. The sound production is pretty good considering the fact that this is a demo. The sound quality is not up to par with professional sound productions though. Overall "The Beloved's Cry" is a decent release by Orphaned Land, but it lacks the original sound that Orphaned Land would develop later on. A 2.5 star (50%) rating is warranted.

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2 stars The real debut album from Orphaned Land. Sahara is officially the debut album from this band. But this demo is clocking in at forty minutes and has a good sound. Then again, Sahara is such a legendary & influential debut album that I think we leaves it as it is. Beloved Cry is forty minutes ... (read more)

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