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Emerald Forest and the Blackbird

TypeStudio Full-length
Release date
GenresMelodic Doom Metal, Death Metal
LabelsSpinefarm Records
Running time1:06:51
Ranked#118 for 2012 , #2,883 all-time (Top 79.8%)
Reviews :  0
Comments :  10
Total votes :  10
Rating :  79.9 / 100
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Line-up (members)

  • Mikko Kotamäki : Vocals, Lyrics
  • Juha Raivio : Guitars, Lyrics
  • Markus Jämsen : Guitars
  • Aleksi Munter : Keyboards
  • Matti Honkonen : Bass
  • Kai Hahto : Drums
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  • Guest/session musicians:
  • Aleah : Additional Vocals on "Emerald Forest and the Blackbird", "Labyrinth of London (Horror Pt. IV)"
  • Anette Olzon Blyckert : Vocals on "Cathedral Walls"
Vinyl version released by Svart Records, limited to 600 copies with gatefold cover, available as white vinyl (ltd. 200) and green vinyl (ltd. 400).

Recorded in September and October 2011 at Drumforest Studios and Sonic Pump. Mixed at Yellow House.
Keyboards recorded, engineered and produced at Noisework Studio.

Bonus track for Japan:
11. These Low Lands

Comments

level   (85/100)
naďalej ostávajú tvrdý, avšak doom/death metalové pasáže doplnili o väčšiu variabilitu a trochu aj progress prvky
level   (70/100)
미안한데 엘범으로는 진짜 못듣겠다 곡들로 들으면 괜찮은데 말이다.
level   (75/100)
전작들보다 뭔가 힘이 빠진다.
level   (80/100)
확실히 전작에 비해 빈 공간이 심하게 늘었다.
level   (75/100)
1시간동안이나 못듣겠다. 느낌이 좋다는걸로 커버치는데 한계가있다.
level   (90/100)
상당히 매력적인 앨범. 서정적이면서 쓸쓸한 분위기가 물씬 느껴진다.
level   (90/100)
살짝 비슷비슷한 분위기에 지루한 면도 있지만 워낙 팬이라서 이런 분위기 너무 좋다...
level   (74/100)
왜 이렇게 된 것일까.. 멜로디가 귀에 들어오는 게 하나도 없다시피하다. 특유의 분위기는 살아있으나 매력이 부족하다.
level   (90/100)
들으면 들을수록 멜로디에 빠져든다. 은근 중독성 있다는..
level   (65/100)
자세하게 집어낼 필요도 없이 그냥 감흥이 없다.

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