|Probably the ultimate Katatonia album. In this work, the band retained the most interesting elements from their previous albums: sadness, melodious guitar work and depressive lyrics. But they added some more interesting elements: a lethargic, repetitive guitar sound, Mike Åkerfeldt's [note by editor: The frontman from Opeth] incredible screams, a strange acoustic song featuring Renkse's clear vocals ('Day') and a monotonous, very melancholic atmosphere.|
The lyrics couldn't fit better with the band name, or what do you think of this: "...the sound of falling when the pictures are moving between the memories...". The production is still underground and it could be better, especially the drums sound a bit too weak and clinical at times (some people mistakedly believe that they used a drum computer on this album...), but from the other side, it contributes to the general feeling of "numbness" and apathy that this album breaths. Definately a must have!
Duration : Approx. 41 minutes
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