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Leech If We Get There One Day, Would You Please Open The Gates ? album cover
3.94 | 57 ratings | 2 reviews | 28% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Studio Album, released in 2012

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Turbolina (05:25)
2. Echolon (09:07)
3. March of the Megalomaniacs (11:13)
4. Hands Full of Hearts, Heart Full of Stones (11:19)
5. Anthracite (03:02)
6. October (06:23)
7. October (08:54)
8. Amazing Hog (10:14)
9. Nearly There (03:41)
10. Endymion (07:40)

Total Time 77:01

Line-up / Musicians

- Marcel Meyer / guitar, piano
- Urs Meyer / guitar, piano
- Tobias Schläfli / synthesizer
- Dave Hofmann / bass, production & mixing
- Serge Olar / drums

- Bastian Pfefferli / saw (4)

Releases information

Artwork: Marcel Meyer (photo)

2xLP Self-released ‎- IMR 001 (2012, Switzerland)

CD Self-released ‎- IMR 002 (2012, Switzerland)

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LEECH If We Get There One Day, Would You Please Open The Gates ? ratings distribution

(57 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(28%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(25%)
Good, but non-essential (30%)
Collectors/fans only (12%)
Poor. Only for completionists (5%)

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Review by The Truth
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5 stars Last year my listening was chock full of great post-rock releases from notable bands such as This Will Destroy You and Mogwai, but this year has not been filled with as many post-rock greats, just more ambient, indie rock and similar genres. Leech's album this year is truly the only post-rock record thus far that has really captivated me.

This was my introduction to Leech, and now I know I need to get more from them, this album is layered perhaps more beautifully than any other post-rock record I've heard, not limited to the status quo of post-rock instruments but at times even a sax is brought in for brilliant results. It's just little quirks like that and the raw emotion that has become synonymous with post-rock breathes new life in this record.

Post-rock fans will love it, newcomers to post-rock will get addicted just by letting there ears into this album's beauty. Definitely I five star performance by Leech and I look forward to a future listen of their previous record.

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4 stars If you don't know Leech, this is an excellent album or let's call it, first step, to know the band. Yes, this is the last album of this Swiss band, but what an album, full of dramatic changes, electronic sounds, keyboard displays, guitar in a very post rock style, at times calm and relax, at t ... (read more)

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