LEPROUS - Coal

Coal FORMAT: CD
REALEASE DATE: 20.05.2013
RECORD COMPANY: InsideOut
 
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USERS RATING: 22 votes

Top 2013: #17
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Einar Solberg - voce, clape
Tor Oddmund Suhrke - chitara
Øystein Landsverk - chitara, voce
Rein T. Blomquist - bas
Tobias Ørnes Andersen - tobe

TRACKLIST:

01. Foe02. Chronic03. Coal04. The Cloak05. The Valley06. Salt07. Echo08. Contaminate Me

The “orchestra” of the Norwegian king Ihsahn has graced the firmament with a new studio material, felt, worked and analysed on all sides. The evolution of Leprous is amazing, considering the change of direction they had from their debut Tall Poppy Syndrome until now. From modern and tame progressive on the first record, with Bilateral they have moved to a much more dynamic one in melody, and now, with Coal, they have moved into the experimental side. On this new album, dynamic parts work as advertised and alternate with calm or atmospheric passages.

 

Compared to Bilateral, guitars are less significant; the new album focuses on rhythm to create a gigantic contrast between the instrumental line and voice. The final effect of this contrast is worthy of applause, and Einar Solberg’s voice goes through increasingly penetrating inflexions, abandoning some of his screaming.

 

The bass combines with the keyboards and Coal manages to give the feeling of being stranded in a cave (or a mine, as in the video for The Cloak) and exploring it through many nostalgic traps. As they have accustomed us, Leprous continue to build long songs, and the highlight of the album comes with the fifth one, The Valley, and with its chorus Leprous attach that kind of hook that is typical for masterworks usually encountered with Northern musicians.

 

Ihsahn is also present on this album, as he did on Bilateral, completing the overall vibe with the missing ingredient. Contaminate Me is most complex song on Coal, and in additionto the juxtaposition of the two phenomenal voices, instrumental exposition expands to the size of the world’s greatest walls.

 

The new album, Coal, is meant to ensure people that Leprous are aliens due to how they managed to compact their talent, and they are some of the best musicians involved in the musical currents of the metal area.


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Posted at 10:38 |  28 Iunie 2013  | 10 Comments  | 4330 Views

Comment on: Coal

  • 'stilul' asta mi-aduce aminte de momentele alea cand stai incaltzat la usa si-ti astepti muierea care, prinsa fiind intre 2 crize de personalitate si isterie, nu stie cu ce sa se imbrace si incearca tot felul de combinatii care mai de care mai fatale si mai neavenite, rezultatul fiind unul dezastruos. albumul anului? in niciun caz

    1. Posted by L M G | 13 August 2013 11:52
  • Momentan e pe locul 1... asta pana vine SatanCross si alovelium.sylar sa-l plezneasca cu un 1 de caciula

    2. Posted by Fantotzii | 14 August 2013 14:45
  • Asta pentru ca nu ii banati.

    3. Posted by Sake | 14 August 2013 15:22
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