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Paul Chain : Mirror

This 7" is long out of print but the tracks are not forgotten. Eight years after the making of this album, a second release was made with the name 'Mirror'. This time it is was full length CD which included both tracks from this 7" and many other tracks. This is a really good thing since the two tracks found here is some of the best work ever by Paul.

This is the kind of music that put Mr. Chain on the bandlist in the first place. His own brand of classic Doom rock features epic vocals with and a Hammond organ, and is mid-paced and groovy. And of course you also have the brilliant solos that he does. This guy definitely knows his way around a guitar.

The second track also has quite a few experimental parts in it. This includes industrial influences and plenty of electronic effects. By electronic effects I mean echoed vocals, a buzz and other minor tweaks, not any ufo sounds or techno stuff. The track has that void feeling attached to it, and that is pretty much thanks to the additional elements aforementioned.

Paul has often been debated as being a musical genius. He certainly has a high degree of creativity when it comes to music. Others simply don't understand his music. But in this case, the music is well balanced in a way that makes this interesting for just about all Doom-rock fans.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


Tracklist :
1. Obsession
2. Headroom

Duration : Approx. 10 minutes

Visit the Paul Chain bandpage.

Reviewed on 09-02-2006 by Arnstein Petersen
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