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3.71 | 11 ratings

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3 stars COIL lets it "guard" down!

The metamorphical prog/electronic "obscure" band par excellence, presents in this the first (there are 2) "Stolen And Contaminated Songs", 1992, recording, outtakes and unreleased songs from their previous CD, the quiet extraordinary and intense "Love's Secret Domain"(which is featured among the 100 best prog/electronic records here in PA).

Very relaxed in its songwriting, it is shinier than most of COIL's "abstract and obscure" preferences. In fact, it is even playful and danceable at times. But do not worry COIL followers, this "Love's Secret Domain" kind of sequel, is still as "dark" and "humorous" as it is usually expected.

Although its "friendly" and "lighter" moods, some of the songs, do repeat each other's structures. Nevertheless the highlights do match any of the best parts of "Love's Secret Domain", and the unrelated directly to this previous project songs, are full of new lines and songwriting proposals.

Being one of COIL's followers, I need to be impartial as a "judge/reviewer", therefore an excellent addition for a COIL's audiophile and collector, and a very good introduction into COIL's ever expanding/changing, prog/Avant Garde/ Electronics, for those, yet to come, "COILERS".

***3.5 PA stars.

admireArt | 3/5 |


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