Numenorean - Adore
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Baylen
80

★★★★☆

"Adore" is the second album by Canadian post-black metal outfit, Numenorean, and god it is good.

I didn’t know about these guys until today, and it happened randomly. After I was done listening to Falls of Rauros’ latest LP (which I also reviewed), this album started playing from Spotify’s radio function. At that point, I thought it sounded good so I decided to listen to the whole thing, and god, I do not regret my decision in the slightest.

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DCCXX
85

One of the most melodic and eerily beautiful black metal albums of this year, nearly every track here is a gorgeous display of emotional bliss. Obvious highlights are the longer cuts here, Portrait of Pieces and the title track, both are amazing 8 minute epics that show the best aspects of the genre. The acoustic interludes scattered throughout aren't very memorable, but they provide a decent enough reprieve from the heavier tracks. Definitely not one to miss if you're as big of a fan of ... read more

90

An absolutely stunning and diverse blackgaze album by Numenorean. Filled with dark, emotional and full of tasty riffs and melodies, the album grabs your attention and keeps it throughout the whole record with its incredible flow and diversity.

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Track List

  1. Nocebo
  2. Portrait of Pieces
  3. Horizon
  4. And Nothing Was the Same
  5. Regret
  6. Stay
  7. Coma
  8. Alone
  9. Adore
  10. DDHS

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Added on: January 23, 2019