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DEAD CAN DANCE

Dead Can Dance

 

Prog Folk

3.31 | 95 ratings

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progtime1234567
3 stars Dead can dance started out as a great Gothic rock or darkwave band that would sometimes foreshadow their future material in this album. The music itself is great although I am biased as Gothic rock and darkwave are some of my favorite genres of music, but we are on a progressive rock music website, so I will observe the other side to the band. A perfect example of the band foreshadowing their future albums is the song Ocean, which has no drums and Lisa Gerrard's vocals. Ocean sounds nothing like any other song on the album with maybe the exception of The Fatal Impact, which is the instrumental opening song, but even then the two songs sound almost nothing alike. The rest of the album is pretty straightforward with a few exceptions like the two songs I mentioned above, but don't let it fool you as this doesn't sound like The Sisters of Mercy or Bauhaus. This debut album is sure to please Trad Goths, but a progressive rock fan should save this album for later, and listen to some of their later albums first, and then come to this. I enjoy this album a lot but since we are on a progressive rock music website, I will give this three stars. I would give it four stars if this was a Gothic music site, Ha.
progtime1234567 | 3/5 |

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