AOTY 2019

Hereditary

Colin Stetson - Hereditary
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Based on 6 reviews
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Based on 24 ratings
June 8, 2018 / Release Date
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Cybot2966
90
Great films almost always come with a great score, and the music of Hereditary is not only horrifying, unsettling, but also surreal and otherworldly.

The score to Hereditary is one of the few soundtracks that I really paid attention to and appreciated. Tension was so masterfully built by the composer, Colin Stetson, who seems to have a real knack for creating very intense and cinematic music. Listeners are instantly drawn to all the freakish sounds Colin can squeeze out of his bass saxophone, ... read more
Nihao757
NR
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musictoliveto
70
A fantastic exploration of the mounting dread people might experience as they start to grasp that their life truly has become a waking nightmare... a cruel joke played on them with no hope of escape. The sickening, stomach-lurching moment of that dawning on them. That is is this album... a masterwork of psychological, relentless, emotionally exhausting fear. It lurks in the corners of the room. Stetson is apparently a genius.
Still, it's not at all melodically interesting. All about the ... read more
holsgr
65
( ☆☆☆ ) nice concept, a bit irregular/boring at times.
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Track List

  1. Funeral
  2. Mothers & Daughters
  3. Brother & Sister
  4. Charlie
  5. Party, Crash
  6. Mourning
  7. Aftermath
  8. Séance Sleepwalking
  9. Second Séance, Pt. 1
  10. Second Séance, Pt. 2
  11. Second Séance, Pt. 3
  12. Classroom
  13. Dreaming
  14. Book Burning
  15. Joanie
  16. Get Out
  17. Leigh's Things
  18. Steve
  19. Peter
  20. Chasing Peter
  21. The Attic
  22. Reborn
  23. Hail, Paemon!
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Added on: June 8, 2018