Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra - Horses in the Sky
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Based on 6 reviews
2005 Ratings: #106 / 455
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Based on 37 ratings
2005 Ratings: #73
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March 7, 2005 / Release Date
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Constellation / Label
Post-Rock / Genres
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I was introduced to Horses In The Sky as a 'Top smth saddest album ever' and I can't say that I disagree with this assessment. Lyrical imagery here is sad indeed, even though for me it's more of a 'catchphrase' album. The one that touch me the most is in the final sequence of "Ring Them Bells" :

" Imagine the view
From a helicopter gunship
And a man comes into view
You hit that switch and you cut that man in two, "

An image so ... read more
overall, i hate this album

this is one of the most boring and long pieces of media i have ever digested, the droning nature of the tracks leaves very little to say about this album, other than to complain about its abysmal lack of anything interesting.

if you are looking for a good way to waste an hour of your life, this is for you.
Seems not to be the best-loved Silver Mt. Zion album, but for me this contains some of their best ever tracks in God Bless Our Dead Marines and Mountains Made of Steam.
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