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Damnation

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The Soft side of Opeth

14 years, 10 months ago at Mar 26 7:17
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This is not metal... music to dream away (acoustic guitar, psychedelics).
Only clean vocals on this one. Some tracks are boring, but it also has brilliant moments.
This band is not afraid of experimenting and doesn't follow the mainstream.
Best songs: "Closure", "In my time of need", "Widowpane".
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Description: Those who love Opeth for their storming death metal while loathing their prog-folk interludes should avoid Damnation like the plague. It turns out that 2002's Deliverance was so unutterably heavy because the band worked out most of their more pastoral sensibilities on Damnation, recorded at the same time. What's here is a complex and often acoustic album that proves beyond question Opeth's high regard for the sweet harmonies and post-psychedelic atmospherics of 70s rockers such as Camel, Steve Hackett and, especially, Barclay James Harvest. This is not to say it's a retro album. For a start, those bands have been so comprehensi ... (more)
Manufacturer: Music for Nations
Release date: 14 April 2003
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5016583129422
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Viro voted for a review of Damnation 4 years, 8 months ago

“This is not metal... music to dream away (acoustic guitar, psychedelics). Only clean vocals on this one. Some tracks are boring, but it also has bril”