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THE IMAGINARY DIRECTION OF TIME

Winds

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3.79 | 48 ratings | 3 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. What is Beauty (5:03)
2. Sounds Like Desolation (0:35)
3. Theory of Relativity (4:47)
4. Visions of Perfection (5:18)
5. The Fireworks of Genesis (4:17)
6. Under the Stars (5:39)
7. A Moment for Reflection (5:57)
8. Time Without End (4:09)
9. The Final End (1:09)
10. Beyond Fate (2:52)
11. Silence in Despair (4:55)

Total Time: 44:41

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Line-up / Musicians

- Lars Eric Si / bass, vocals
- Carl August Tidemann / guitar
- Jan Axel von Blomberg (Hellhammer) / drums
- Andy Winter / keyboards

With:
- Andre Orvik / violin
- Vegard Johnsen / violin
- Dorthe Dreier / viola
- Hans Josef Groh / cello

Releases information

CD The End Records

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3.79
(48 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
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Review by MikeEnRegalia
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4 stars I give this album 3 1/2 stars ... it's an excellent addition to any prog metal collection, but the average prog listener might consider this to be too heavy. I don't mean the level of distortion of the guitars, but the general approach to songwriting and song structure. It seems a bit crude and in my opinion needs much refining.

The album features a string quintet that not only plays a few intros and interludes, but is fully integrated into all of the songs. Together with a piano and clever arrangement, the melancholic songs work tremendously well, but there are some passages where the vocals and guitar riffs seem too heavy and don't fit too well into the concept. Bands like Pain of Salvation do a better job of blending everything together nicely and creating a balance. Also, the band plays metal double-bass rhythms too often, in situations where sparse drums and/or free time would be appropriate.

If you like melancholic metal bands like My Dying Bride combined with authentic classical instruments and progressive elements, this might be something you should check out. At times, they even create a similiarly epic feel like Opeth do.

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4 stars Brutal necro black metal- it's what drum god Hellhammer performed in his seminal eponymous act of the eighties. His work was hugely influential to much of the current crop of black and death metal groups and in recent years he has performed as a guest on countless albums and has been a member ... (read more)

Report this review (#233933) | Posted by Elioglossia | Saturday, August 22, 2009 | Review Permanlink

4 stars The fact that Hellhammer plays the drums on this album might give the false impression that this is extremely heavy stuff, but it isn't. This one is on the softer side of prog metal. The beautiful string quartet and the mellow piano sound make this album very atmospheric and easy for the ear. ... (read more)

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