Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

DRAWN

Experimental/Post Metal • Norway


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Drawn picture
Drawn biography
DRAWN was an exceptionally obscure Metal-tingled Psychedelic Progressive group, founded by Christer Cederberg, known for his work with the Psychedelic Metal legends IN THE WOODS..., in Kristiansand, Norway. The group's line-up consisted of Atle DÝrum (vocals, guitars), Christer Cederberg (guitars, vocals), Per K(bass guitar) and Thomaz (drums). The collective was signed to Prophecy Production, for which they recorded two albums - an EP titled "Plan Be", released in 1998, which was made of four tracks and was more like a warm-up before the debut album than anything; and the follow-up, called "A New World?" - a full-length album, which was released in 1999 under the same Label, after which the group ended their activity for no apparent reason. The group did not receive any proper advertising and consequently has not achieved any success in the underground circles and finding any information about them is almost impossible nowadays. Much like later era IN THE WOODS..., DRAWN explored an intriguing kind of music, that blends the tendencies and moods of Metal with psychedelic, progressive and ambient music, albeit Christer Cederberg, who was not the key figure behind ITW's songwriting, has his own vision of composing music in this style. The group's only full-length is impressively futuristic and forward-thinking, fusing contradicting elements to conceive a conceptual, spontaneous creation and can very well be considered one of the most innovative Norwegian projects. Their sombre, dark, atmospheric and eerie sound is unique and can not be compared to anything else, however, fans of IN THE WOODS... and OPETH, as light as the similarity between DRAWN and these band is, will find the engaging music of this group to be fascinating enough. Highly recommended to listeners of atmospheric Prog-Metal and heavier modern Psychedelic in general.



Why this artist must be listed in www.progarchives.com :
Approved by the Prgressive Metal Team of Special Collaborators.



Discography:

Plan Be, EP (1998)
A New World?, studio album (1999)

Drawn official website

DRAWN MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

DRAWN forum topics / tours, shows & news


DRAWN forum topics Create a topic now
DRAWN tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "drawn"
Post an entries now

DRAWN Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to DRAWN

Buy DRAWN Music


Right Now on Ebay (logo)
AND THE BLIND SHALL LEAD THE WAY_Drawn From Bees_used CD_ships from AUSTRALIA USD $9.19 Buy It Now
ABOUT A BOY - Motion Picture Soundtrack by Badly Drawn Boy / OST CD Album USD $3.29 Buy It Now
ABOUT A BOY ~ Bdly Drawn Boy Original Fil Soundtrack OST ~ 2002 | UK CD USD $4.23 Buy It Now
Cosmonauts S/T LP Hand Drawn #68/75, Burger Records, BJM, King Tuff, Ty Segall USD $29.99 [1 bids]
Sun - Long Drawn Out Thang / Sun Is Here USD $2.49 Buy It Now
Badly Drawn Boy - About a Boy [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] USD $2.63 Buy It Now
BADLY DRAWN BOY Donna and Blitzen UNRELEASED CHRISTMAS TRK UK 7 Inch VINYL 2001 USD $37.59 Buy It Now
Badly Drawn Boy-The Hour of Bewilderbeast Vinyl / 12" Album NEW USD $23.27 Buy It Now
Badly Drawn Boy Job Lot 3x UK CD Singles Once Around The Block Silent Sigh USD $11.87 Buy It Now
Badly Drawn Boy - Hour of Bewilderbeast (2004) CD USD $3.30 Buy It Now
24102 About A Boy by Badly Drawn Boy CD (2002) USD $3.87 Buy It Now
RARE JIM BEAM MUSIC PLAYING CARD - DAMON GOUGH (BADLY DRAWN BOY) USD $3.90 Buy It Now
BADLY DRAWN BOY-IT`S WHAT I`M THINKING CD NEW USD $12.54 Buy It Now
Badly Drawn Boy : One Plus One Is One CD (2004) USD $1.31 [0 bids]
The Hour of Bewilderbeast by Badly Drawn Boy (CD, Oct-2000, Beggars Banquet) USD $4.99 Buy It Now
Paul Clark AUTOGRAPHED CD Drawn To The Light Autograph USD $49.95 Buy It Now
Badly Drawn Boy - Have You Fed the Fish? (2002) USD $1.98 [0 bids]
One Plus One Is One Badly Drawn Boy MUSIC CD USD $7.55 Buy It Now
* Gene 'Drawn to the Deep End' Britpop CD album in digipack, 1997 on Polydor USD $3.95 [0 bids]
* Badly Drawn Boy 'Have You Fed the Fish?' CD album, 2002 on XL Recordings USD $2.63 [0 bids]
* Badly Drawn Boy 'The Hour of Bewilderbeast' CD album, on XL Recordings USD $2.63 [0 bids]
Badly Drawn Boy - Hour of Bewilderbeast (2004) USD $0.66 [0 bids]
44m 35s
Badly Drawn Boy - One Plus One Is One (2004) USD $0.66 [0 bids]
44m 35s
Drawn to the Deep End 0740155706531 by Gene, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P USD $17.48 Buy It Now 1h 41m
Badly Drawn Boy You Were Right UK CD Single USD $3.95 Buy It Now 2h 30m
Astralwerks: New Music 04-05 PROMO Music CD Badly Drawn Boy Fatboy Slim w/ Art! USD $3.59 Buy It Now 2h 36m
Badly Drawn Boy - The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast - CD (The Shining, Epitaph) USD $0.76 [0 bids]
USD $3.83 Buy It Now
3h 12m
AUDIOWEB SLEEPER 4 TRACK CD SINGLE (IAN BROWN BADLY DRAWN BOY RASTAMOUSE) USD $1.98 Buy It Now 4h 14m
Ian Shaw-Drawn to All Things CD NEW USD $17.21 Buy It Now 5h 17m
DAMAGED ARTWORK CD Rainer Maria: Long Knives Drawn USD $7.99 Buy It Now 7h 16m
New Music Record Various Artists "Drawn And Quartered" 7" USD $7.66 Buy It Now 8h 10m
BADLY DRAWN BOY - Have You Fed The Fish ? - 2002 Magazine Advertisment Poster USD $5.94 Buy It Now 10h 22m
EMBRACE Drawn From A Memory Rare Original Official UK Record Company POSTER USD $11.87 Buy It Now 11h 8m
DRAWN FROM BEES - THE MAY KING - 2012 OZ CD USD $13.78 Buy It Now 11h 33m
Badly Drawn Boy - About a Boy Original Motion Picture Soundtrack FREEPOST CD USD $4.15 Buy It Now 11h 48m
?Badly Drawn Boy "The Hour Of Bewilderbeast" 15th Ann. Dble Vinyl Record(Sealed) USD $30.36 Buy It Now 12h 18m
Badly Drawn Boy - One Plus One Is One (CD Twisted Nerve TNXL CD179 XL Recordings USD $4.61 Buy It Now 12h 40m
BADLY DRAWN BOY : Disillusion - UK 3-trk CD1, stickered card wallet slv w/ DOVES USD $1.97 Buy It Now 13h 52m
BADLY DRAWN BOY : Have You Fed The Fish? - XL 2002 UK 15-track CD album USD $3.29 Buy It Now 13h 52m
Badly Drawn Boy - Have You Fed the Fish? PROMO CD Mint Condition USD $1.35 Buy It Now 16h 40m
CD Single Badly Drawn Boy - Another Pearl CD1 USD $1.97 Buy It Now 17h 13m
Drawn Together - Various Artists (CD Used Very Good) Explicit Version USD $8.55 Buy It Now 17h 24m
~COVER ART MISSING~ Sea of Treachery CD At Daggers Drawn USD $7.99 Buy It Now 18h 47m
BADLY DRAWN BOY - The Hour of Bewilderbeast (2004) - CD Album USD $5.22 Buy It Now 18h 52m
BADLY DRAWN BOY - Glasgow oct.2010 tour concert/gig poster USD $6.54 Buy It Now 19h 13m
Badly Drawn Boy - Have You Fed the Fish? UK CD #U02 USD $0.99 Buy It Now 20h 3m
Gene : Drawn to Deep End CD (1997) USD $3.48 Buy It Now 20h 34m
Sea Of Treachery-At Daggers Drawn CD NEW USD $12.54 Buy It Now 21h
GUIDED Pistols Drawn For Heartbreak At Dawn 7" VINYL Limited Edition Clear USD $4.15 Buy It Now 21h 53m
ABOUT A BOY - BADLY DRAWN BOY SEALED-CD USD $0.99 [0 bids]
22h 15m
Gene - Drawn to the Deep End Limited Edition CD 1997 USD $6.60 [0 bids]
22h 30m
BADLY DRAWN BOY A Journey From A To B CD 2 Track Radio Edit B/W Welcome To The USD $6.32 Buy It Now 22h 34m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Silent Sigh CD 3 Track Part 1 Radio Edit Card Sleeve USD $6.32 Buy It Now 22h 34m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Silent Sigh CD 3 Track Part 2 Original Mix Card Sleeve USD $4.74 Buy It Now 22h 34m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Spitting In The Wind CD 3 Track Part 1 B/W Spitting In The Wind USD $4.15 Buy It Now 22h 35m
BADLY DRAWN BOY All Possibilities CD 3 Track In Card Sleeve With Inner USD $3.17 Buy It Now 22h 35m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Disillusion CD 3 Track Original Mix B/W Blue States Mix USD $5.53 Buy It Now 22h 35m
BADLY DRAWN BOY One Plus One Is One CD 14 Track Promo In Card Sleeve (Tnxl179P) USD $6.59 Buy It Now 22h 35m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Have You Fed The Fish CD 15 Track Promo In Card Sleeve USD $4.15 Buy It Now 22h 38m
BADLY DRAWN BOY All Possibilities DVD In Card Sleeve With Inner. Includes Video USD $5.53 Buy It Now 22h 48m
BADLY DRAWN BOY All Possibilities DVD Includes Video And Busking Interview USD $10.17 Buy It Now 22h 48m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Disillusion 10" VINYL 3 Track Original Mix B/W Mr Scruff Mix USD $4.15 Buy It Now 22h 48m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Diillusion 10" VINYL 3 Track Original Mix B/W Mr Scruff Mix USD $2.77 Buy It Now 22h 48m
BADLY DRAWN BOY One Plus One Is One BEERMAT Full Colour Double Sided Promo Only USD $3.16 Buy It Now 22h 48m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Promises CD 2 Track Radio Edit Promo With Info Stickered Ca USD $6.59 Buy It Now 23h 2m
BADLY DRAWN BOY You Were Right CD 3 Track Gatefold Card Sleeve B/W Last Fruit USD $5.53 Buy It Now 23h 2m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Year Of The Rat CD 3 Track In Card Sleeve With Inner B/w Don't USD $5.53 Buy It Now 23h 2m
GENE Fighting Fit CD 3 Track B/W Drawn To The Deep End And Autmumn Stone USD $5.53 Buy It Now 23h 3m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Nothings Going To Change Your Mind CD 2 Track Radio Edit Promo USD $4.15 Buy It Now 23h 3m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Once Around The Block CD 3 Track Promo In Info Stickered Pvc USD $2.77 Buy It Now 23h 3m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Hour Of Bewilderbeast CD 18 Track Promo (Tnxl133Cdp) UK Twisted USD $4.15 Buy It Now 23h 3m
Drawn And Quartered - Assault Of Evil NEW DVD USD $15.54 Buy It Now 23h 10m
ALL ABOUT EVE Strange Way 7" VINYL B/W Drawn To Earth (Even15) Pic Sleeve UK USD $6.59 Buy It Now 23h 15m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Year Of The Rat 7" VINYL B/W One Plus One Is One Live (Tnxl018) USD $6.59 Buy It Now 23h 16m
BADLY DRAWN BOY - Nothing's Gonna Change Your Mind - 2006 CD Single USD $3.95 [0 bids]
23h 23m
BADLY DRAWN BOY - Spitting In The Wind - 2001 CD Single (Pissing In The Wind) USD $3.95 [0 bids]
23h 23m
BADLY DRAWN BOY - Year Of The Rat - 2004 DVD Single *FREE UK POSTAGE* USD $3.95 [0 bids]
23h 23m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Born In The Uk CD 12 Track (3740472) European Emi USD $6.59 Buy It Now 23h 56m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Hour Of The Bewilderbeast CD 18 Track (Tnxlcd133) UK Twisted USD $4.15 Buy It Now 23h 56m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Spitting In The Wind CD 3 Track Part 2 In Card Sleeve With USD $4.15 Buy It Now 23h 57m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Disillusion CD 3 Track Original Mix With Info Stickered Card USD $2.77 Buy It Now 23h 57m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Born Again CD 3 Track Gatefold Card Sleeve Design B/W Golden USD $4.15 Buy It Now 23h 57m
BADLY DRAWN BOY Nothings Going To Change Your Mind CD 2 Track Radio Edit Pro USD $6.59 Buy It Now 23h 57m
EMBRACE Drawn From Memory CD 11 Track (Cdhut60) UK Hut USD $6.59 Buy It Now 23h 57m
Badly Drawn Boy / The Hour Of Bewilderbeast (CD Album) Used Very Good USD $2.64 Buy It Now 23h 58m
GENE Drawn To The Deep End CD 12 Track (Genec3) German Polydor USD $6.59 Buy It Now 1 day
Badly Drawn boy About a boy 2002 Soundtrack CD album USD $1.31 Buy It Now 1 day
The Hour of Bewilderbeast by Badly Drawn Boy - New CD USD $1.31 [0 bids]
1 day
BADLY DRAWN BOY Hour Of Bewilderbeast DOUBLE LP VINYL 18 Track Double Album USD $33.92 Buy It Now 1 day
BADLY DRAWN BOY BORN IN THE UK SEALED CD NEW 2006 USD $7.40 Buy It Now 1 day
Have You Fed the Fish? by Badly Drawn Boy CD Nov-2002 USD $2.98 Buy It Now 1 day
BADLY DRAWN BOY Nothing's Going To Change Your Mind 12" VINYL 4 Track Dj Promo USD $6.59 Buy It Now 1 day
Various Artists-Drawn Together CD NEW USD $10.65 Buy It Now 1 day
(FF419) Badly Drawn Boy, You Were Right - 2002 DJ CD USD $3.23 Buy It Now 1 day
JOHN LENNON COVERED #2 - V.A. (CD,2005,Q) Madonna,Badly Drawn Boy,others USD $1.50 [0 bids]
1 day
Badly Drawn Boy - One Plus One Is One (2004) BRAND NEW SEALED FREEPOST CD USD $4.15 Buy It Now 1 day
CD Badly Drawn Boy Have You Fed the Fish USD $4.49 Buy It Now 1 day
Embrace - Drawn from Memory (2000) CD USD $4.48 Buy It Now 1 day
Badly Drawn Boy: The Hour Of Bewilderbeast (2LPs) USD $29.94 Buy It Now 1 day
Kelvin Fischer & Love Hunter - Drawn To The Light (CD 2011) USD $6.59 Buy It Now 1 day

More places to buy DRAWN music online Buy DRAWN & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for DRAWN DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)
DRAWN has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

DRAWN discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

DRAWN top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.08 | 7 ratings
A New World?
1999

DRAWN Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

DRAWN Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

DRAWN Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

DRAWN Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

0.00 | 0 ratings
Plan Be
1998

DRAWN Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 A New World? by DRAWN album cover Studio Album, 1999
4.08 | 7 ratings

BUY
A New World?
Drawn Experimental/Post Metal

Review by Trickster F.
Prog Reviewer

4 stars An obscure gem.

If you, upon finishing to read this review, realize that the music of Drawn is something that could appeal to your personal taste, I suggest you write it down somewhere just to remember, because it is unlikely that you may be hearing anything about them at all. Drawn is a project of Christer Cederberg, somewhat known for his brilliant work with the legendary In The Woods.... Drawn's only full-length album A New World? was released at the same time with In The Woods...'s Strange In Stereo, and was not only overshadowed by the obviously more superior work, but eventually disappeared and got lost in history. It may even be impossible to find a copy nowadays, however, the music here is valuable enough to spend your time searching.

The first logical thought is that Drawn must bear some resemblance to Christer's other group. This is both true and false. Having spent so much time in a collective, where music was not merely a way of income, but also a spiritual inspiration, it is evident that those days had an impact on his career outside of the group. A lot like In The Woods...'s output, A New World? is an extremely emotionally engaging, atmospheric and powerful work, but that is where the resemblance ends. Their sound is not an easy one to describe either, as it does not feel comfortable in any single genre. There are different flavours of extreme metal here, as well as psychedelic and progressive rock and ambient. Many vocal styles are being used, beginning with emotional clean vocals, clearly influenced by Jan Transit, to Roger Waters-like wailing to rhythmic shamanic spoken word, that is one of the eeriest voices I've ever heard in music. Although a good bulk of the riffs are Doom Metal-influenced and there is tremolo picked guitar playing reminiscent of the Black Metal style, the vocals do not really fit in the standards of those genres. There is a growled chorus on Yours and Mine, a song originally from the Plan Be EP, done in accompaniment with a deathly Doom riff, and it is the one of the weakest parts of the whole CD. There is a guest female vocalist appearance on the track A-Scape (get it?), whose name has been lost in history, and livens up the bleak and depressing moods of the album. Her voice is not what many associate with Gothic or Female Fronted Metal, and is pop- influenced, which makes the song on which it is performed more unusual.

Whereas some clean vocals sound too sappy, growls and screams, used about twice on the whole album (which should not bother those trying to avoid this vocal style), are incoherent and obviously done without prior training, the actual songwriting shines from the beginning until the very end. A particular highlight is the lead guitar work, which is quite flashy, but most importantly always fits the mood and appears to be more emotional than simply technical, - a sign of great inspiration and serious approach to songwriting. The production is not perfect, but enables each instrument to be heard, exposing appropriately hit drums, groovy bass guitar playing and audible rhythm guitar. It is suggested that one listens to the album in headphones, so that every sound is heard clearly. I was surprised upon first trying it, as I even heard additional "shaman" background vocals during specific instrumental sections. All of the compositions are diverse, showing the songwriter's understanding of fusing progressive rock with atmospheric metal without it resulting in just being parts with no connections whatsoever - a common problem of composers in this scene.

If you are looking to something engaging to listen to late in the evening or at night, that is not meant to express happiness or show technical prowess, but instead suck the listener into an atmospheric journey full of eerie emotions. There are moments of beauty here, that send chills down your spine and that make the music memorable without any catchiness involved in it whatsoever. Fans of Opeth, whose main songwriter was also keen on obscure 70's psychedelic rock, will be interested to meet a different vision of psychedelic metal fusion with its own aesthetic. Some parts will remind such listeners of Post-Still Life era of the group and will hear similarities in specific riffs and ideas.

In the end, Drawn is a unique and innovative group that did not have an evident influence, possibly did not influence too many, and could have existed five years prior to 1999 or could exist even now, as their music does not sound like anything else done during their time. They weren't a part of any scene and were not interested in the commercial side of music, consequently, it is not surprising that they did not reach popularity even after dissolving. However, that does not mean you should ignore it. Not exactly a masterpiece, but an effort definitely worth searching for and owning. I am sure I will be coming back to this album at least once a month (which for me is a sign of quality), and reveal things I haven't noticed before.

4 stars.

Thanks to Trickster F. for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives