Shadows of the Sun

Ulver - Shadows of the Sun
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Based on 43 ratings
2007 Ratings: #48
October 9, 2007 / Release Date
LP / Format
The End / Label
Ambient, Electronic / Genres
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This more David Sylvian-esque art rock’y mellow style suits them rather well.

Vocals are a little patchy for me is the usual complaint when Ulver go in for ‘proper singing’ and no surprises this has a couple of shakier moments in that department.

Still, one of my favourite Ulver releases.
i am speechless!
When Shadows of the Sun was released over twelve years ago, it was met with a lukewarm reception. I did enjoy the album at the time, but surely wasn't expecting it to become one of my favorites. Strangely enough, I am pretty sure this is the Ulver album I came back to listen to the most during the last ten years. While Blood Inside was mostly focused on more prominent and intense arrangements, this time the album plays on subtle details and stripped-down but effective melodies. While this ... read more
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