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3.87 | 62 ratings | 3 reviews | 19% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2018

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. We, the Drowned (5:24)
2. Claire de Lune (7:16)
3. False Memory Archive (4:47)
4. Lost Causes (8:30)
5. Intermezzo (1:42)
6. The Lights (10:34)
7. These Are the Stars We're Aiming For (4:19)
8. Transparent Eyes (4:59)
9. Psalm 51 (7:25)

Total Time 54:56

Line-up / Musicians

- Simen Valldal Johannessen / vocals, piano, keyboards
- Øystein Sootholtet / bass, acoustic & electric guitars, banjo, keyboards, programming
- Sigbjørn Reiakvam / drums & percussion, keyboards, programming

- Stephan Hvinden / guitar
- Ole Michael Bjørndal / guitars (1,6)
- Bjorn Riis / lead guitar (4)
- Steinar Refsdal / saxophone

Releases information

Artwork: Deformat with Lisa Love (photo)

CD Karisma Records ‎- KAR154CD (2018, Norway)

LP Karisma Records ‎- KAR154LP (2018, Norway)

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OAK False Memory Archive ratings distribution

(62 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(19%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(52%)
Good, but non-essential (21%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

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4 stars Love this album. In my experience, it's a (relatively) rare disc in the "progressive rock" genre that speaks to the heart as well as the mind, but this one has done that for me. Long after I've stopped being intrigued by the "nuts and bolts" of what's happening in the music, I find myself returning ... (read more)

Report this review (#2782436) | Posted by ProgPariah77 | Saturday, August 6, 2022 | Review Permanlink

4 stars I really like this. It is thoughtful, melodic, dark and moody. I enjoyed it even more, once I had got those, "where I have I heard this before' niggles out of the way. This started on track one with "We, the Drowned". There is an Arena groove going on from the "Moviedrome" album followed by a sne ... (read more)

Report this review (#2046328) | Posted by shaunch | Saturday, October 20, 2018 | Review Permanlink

4 stars I was recently told a story in which a teacher told his student: ''Don't let the potential of Great destroy what it's already Good''. Naturally, an encouragement like this seems to be a bit discrepant in our beautiful capitalistic world, where creators of any sort have to be competitive and con ... (read more)

Report this review (#2045146) | Posted by Antonis Kalamoutsos | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | Review Permanlink

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