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On 7/27/2020 at 3:23 AM, Vampyrique said:

It sounds like this is the bloody kiss I've been waiting for - without feeling violated by the tongue in cheek that I didn't ask for.

 

Came out the same day as the jewel case lame version, I believe. Choose your listening partners well, I always say. The digipak is the best version by far. 

Still Playing: Type O Negative - 'Bloody Kisses' 

Digipak tracklist version exclusively.

On 7/28/2020 at 6:15 AM, MacabreEternal said:

Drudkh - A Few Lines in Archaic Ukrainian

I couldn't understand a word...

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1 hour ago, Requiem said:

Came out the same day as the jewel case lame version, I believe. Choose your listening partners well, I always say. The digipak is the best version by far. 

Still Playing: Type O Negative - 'Bloody Kisses' 

Digipak tracklist version exclusively.

I couldn't understand a word...

All this time I never knew.

But it's Roadrunner so why am I not surprised.

 

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Paysage d'Hiver Schattengang

The track that closes this demo/EP Atmosphäre is real brain soothing stuff..  Bleak ambience with bleeps and blimps to maintain an astral theme that makes me feel the rotation of the planet as I listen with eyes closed allowing the trance-like state to kick in.

 

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Gorguts - From Wisdom to Hate

On the notes in the CD booklet, Lemay describes this record as one he is very proud of.  

"We were able to maintain the musical vocabulary and aesthetic found on 'Obscura' but in a less abrasive and chaotic way...Now, with a step back, it seems to me that 'From Wisdom to Hate' would have been a more natural and logical progression to 'Erosion Of Sanity'"

I agree with him on the less abrasive front, but to be honest I kind of wanted a bit more of that on this record.  Compositionally it does start to lay groundwork for Colored Sands I can hear but I often used to debate that this should have been, as Lemay describes above, the album between the sophomore and Obscura.  I think whichever album came after Obscura was going to be a step down in terms of that chaos that Luc alludes to in his notes.  Some how though if history had been different and Colored Sands ended up following Obscura I still would have loved both records.

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