shed blood

rook - shed blood
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Based on 59 ratings
Liked by 13 people
July 2, 2018 / Release Date
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It hurts me to say it but, she sounds like she's ready to hit the snooze button, and so was i while hearing to this.
No like - it's supposed to be Sludge, but comes off as SLOG Metal yk, but she was at her beginnings as a solo artist, and she clearly evolved since then, so props for that


Ada Rook is known as one half of Black Dresses, a prominent electro- and post-industrial duo. Ada released an enjoyable LP last year, which was called UGLY DEATH NO REDEMPTION ANGEL CURSE I LOVE YOU and I'm curious how her older stuff holds up.

Shed Blood is a bit underwhelming at points, but it's definitely the sound that I'm looking for in an Ada Rook record.


While Ada's singing is sometimes lacking in emotion, the mixing is a little rough at points, and the topics and sound get somewhat redundant after a few songs, these songs are well-composed. The sound design is mostly well-done, though with a few stock sounds in there. The lyrics are beautiful. The singing is often well-done and appropriate, though sometimes too subdued. The screaming is only used when absolutely necessary, and I like that. The songs also flow into each other very nicely, and ... read more

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Track List

  1. Faraway
  2. Sardonica
  3. Deep Fantasy
  4. Abyss55199794
  5. Moth
  6. im So Near Here
  7. Broken Grace
  8. 716
  9. Decayer
  10. Dream of the Rotting World in the Wretched Body of Light
  11. Void Fantasy
  12. Thirteen
  13. Are You My Sister
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Added on: July 20, 2018