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4.01 | 66 ratings

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3 stars When I reviewed this album the first time 1 1/2 years ago I've had admittedly big problems to get into the type of music offered here. In the meantime I collected much more listening experiences with Avant Prog and even learnt to enjoy some of it. Thus I felt an urgent need to update my review for this album. I listened as well to their earlier release "Le Poison Qui Rend Fou " which appealed much more to me than "High Infidelity" revealing a lot more hard edged and metal enriched sound compared to the main band UNIVERS ZERO. But in fact its slightly metallic and industrial touch wouldn't be the biggest problem for me rather it's the quite repetitive character of the music that I find a bit disturbing. Part 5 of the Souls For Sale-suite with its strange sounds and voices is the one I still have trouble with even after many repeated spins. Overall it's an interesting album but far away from being one of my favs in Avant-Prog. Moderately enjoyable and good for 3,5 stars!

(Edited 07/29/2006)

hdfisch | 3/5 |


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