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Phideaux - Doomsday Afternoon

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Topic: Phideaux - Doomsday Afternoon
Posted By: Waesoranz
Subject: Phideaux - Doomsday Afternoon
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 02:45
Hi everyone,
I just wanted ask what this album is trying to tell?I'm not very good at english and it seems that there are a lot of metaphors in the lyrics(if im correct).Can anyone clarify the main theme and the ideas in each song?
Sorry if this is posted in wrong section,thanks for your attention



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Posted By: The Truth
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 02:50
Hey man, glad to see you must like the album, Phideaux is a great guy and excellent musician.

On what the album is about, it's part of a planned trilogy (The Great Leap being the first and it being the second) about a civilization that is ecologically dying. I think that's what he's said anyways. The lyrics are indeed complex but basically the whole album is about a dystopian future kind of thing. It's much more complicated than that but even I can't decrypt it all. I guess that's what makes the album so lovable.

I hope that helps at least a little.


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Posted By: Waesoranz
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 02:54
This is a very good album indeed,i wonder if i should listen to The Great Leap to understand this album much more easily.
You said this is a part of trilogy,if this is the second part,number 7 or snowtorch is third?


Posted By: The Truth
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 02:58
Originally posted by Waesoranz

This is a very good album indeed,i wonder if i should listen to The Great Leap to understand this album much more easily.
You said this is a part of trilogy,if this is the second part,number 7 or snowtorch is third?

 
No, those are different beasts entirely. LOL

The third part has yet to come.

And warning: The Great Leap sounds dramatically different from Doomsday Afternoon. The only thing they really share is lyrical theme.

Also, welcome to the forum. Thumbs Up


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Posted By: Slartibartfast
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 05:38
I wonder if we'll ever see a part three.  I think all the ideas he was working on got absorbed into Number Seven and Snowtorch.  Not to say that he won't come up with new ideas at some point for a part 3.

You will of course want to get those two and The Great Leap.


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Posted By: Takeshi Kovacs
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 05:47
The title track from the album Chupacabras is an absolute monster!

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Posted By: CCVP
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 07:55
if you liked Doomsday you should definitely check Snowtorch. The musical style is similar and it has the same epic feeling.

You can listen to it @ Phideaux bandcamp.  http://phideaux.bandcamp.com/album/snowtorch


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Posted By: Waesoranz
Date Posted: June 25 2011 at 08:28
Originally posted by The Truth

Originally posted by Waesoranz

This is a very good album indeed,i wonder if i should listen to The Great Leap to understand this album much more easily.
You said this is a part of trilogy,if this is the second part,number 7 or snowtorch is third?

 
No, those are different beasts entirely. LOL

The third part has yet to come.

And warning: The Great Leap sounds dramatically different from Doomsday Afternoon. The only thing they really share is lyrical theme.

Also, welcome to the forum. Thumbs Up

Thank you Smile



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