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My Dying Bride

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3.05 | 9 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2008

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. To Remain Tombless (7:43)
2. My Hope, the Destroyer (5:45)
3. For You (6:41)
4. The Blue Lotus (6:33)
5. Like Gods of the Sun (5:21)
6. Catherine Blake (6:18)
7. The Cry of Mankind (6:07)
8. The Whore, the Cook & the Mother (5:42)
9. Thy Raven Wings (5:22)
10. The Snow in My Hand (7:09)
11. She Is the Dark (7:59)
12. The Dreadful Hours (12:55)
13. The Forever People (on DVD only) (5:28)

Total Time 89:03

Line-up / Musicians

- Aaron Stainthorpe / vocals
- Andrew Craighan / guitar
- Hamish Hamilton Glencross / guitar
- Sarah Stanton / keyboards
- Lena Abé / bass
- Dan "Storm" Mullins / drums

Releases information

Peaceville Records
Released April 28, 2008

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
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Good, but non-essential (78%)
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Review by Warthur
3 stars My Dying Bride's second major live album sounds just a little off to me. I think part of the problem is that the crowd noise seems a little more evident here than is typical in professionally-produced live albums. Whilst I can see the point of a bit of this to help give the live ambience, usually the crowd noise gets isolated for a reason and it's just a little more intrusive here. In addition, the mix isn't what it could be, with the vocals sometimes overwhelmed. Potentially some of the issues come down to this being their first release since founding bassist Adrian Jackson left the band, replaced by Lena Abé, and with Dan Mullins on drums - so if you want to hear them in the process of gelling with a new rhythm section, that's a point of interest, but they'd do better once Abé and Mullins were settled in.

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3 stars Plodding on........ Yet another live album. An album more based on their mid-period albums. Unfortunate, this exclude their last two albums. A period where My Dying Bride did not deliver any real good albums. A band in slumber and slightly lost. This is documented on An Ode To Woe. There i ... (read more)

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