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Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by jem88, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. jem88

    jem88 Active Member

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    Picked it up on vinyl the other day. Great, great, great album!
  2. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    That's the best of his "early" not so freaky period

    The 5 Easy Pieces box set is pretty cool for an overview of much the early stuff
  3. jem88

    jem88 Active Member

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    It just flows beautifully. Angels of Ashes and Rhymes of Goodbye are hypnotic; The Old Man's Back Again has a great groove; The Seventh Seal is over the top and all the better for it. Best $25 I've spent recently.

    Even though it's not as freaky as Drift, there's definite darkness in the lyrics. A small sample:

    The Angels of Ashes
    will give back your passions
    Again and again

    Their light shafts
    will reach through the darkness
    and touch you my friend

    They'll fly in a mind dance
    and blind you with wings
    wrapped in flame

    If you're down to an echo
    they just might remember
    your name

    In the unbroken darkness
    where emptiness empties
    alone

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