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The Opium Cartel Night Blooms album cover
3.33 | 25 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Studio Album, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Heavenman (5:33)
2. Better Days Ahead (5:07)
3. Skinnydip (4:42)
4. By This River (3:19)
5. Three Sleepers (5:36)
6. Honeybee (3:35)
7. Beach House (8:13)
8. Flicker Girl (6:23)
9. The Last Rose of Summer (5:15)

Total Time 47:43

Line-up / Musicians

- Jacob Holm-Lupo / guitars, bass, keyboards, backing vocals, vocals (6)
- Lars Fredrik Frøislie / piano, keyboards
- Mattias Olsson / drums, percussion, keyboards, guitars
- Rhys Marsh / vocals (1,2,7)
- Rachel Haden / vocals (4,8,9)
- Sylvia Skjellestad / vocals (3,5)
- Stephen Bennett / vocals (3)
- Tim Bowness / vocals (4)
- Ellen Andrea Wang / bass (2,3)
- Sigrun Eng / cello
- Ketil Einarsen / flutes
- Erik Johannesen / trombone
- Johannes Sæbøe / guitar (7)

Releases information

Illustration by Mako

LP Pancromatic - PLP 2004 (2009, Norway) Limited edition
CD Termo Records - TERMOCD 004 (2009, Norway)

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THE OPIUM CARTEL Night Blooms ratings distribution

(25 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(20%)
Good, but non-essential (56%)
Collectors/fans only (4%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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3 stars Soft and sometimes a little too sweet, this mellow extension of White Willow sounds very 70-s, thanks to the dominating flute, acoustic guitar and cello. There's also some electricity in this blend, but also very vintage: mellotron, moog and optigan. The project is conceived by Jacob Holm-Lupo, ... (read more)

Report this review (#1100646) | Posted by justaguy | Friday, December 27, 2013 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Opium Cartel is one of Jacob Holm-Lupo's projects. It is also a multinational project with Jacob from White Willow, Mattias Olsson from Anglagard, Rachel Haden from Todd Rundgren) & Tim Bowness from No-Man + some other musicians (mainly White Willow). A super group, bands like this was called bac ... (read more)

Report this review (#542190) | Posted by toroddfuglesteg | Wednesday, October 5, 2011 | Review Permanlink

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