Rough Trade Session

Weyes Blood - Rough Trade Session
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2019 Ratings: #60
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This is my 500th review! Probably should have used this on something big..... Eh, this is related to Titanic Rising. Good Enough!

Titanic Rising remains my favorite album of the year, in fact I'm listening to it right now! I'm dedicated to this Titanic Rising lifestyle. So when I heard there was some alternate versions, I was excited. And for the most part they're pretty alright! But like, nothing better than the original. A Lot Has Changed adds new instrumentation and this "Plantasia ... read more
These stripped back versions of Titanic Rising songs offer another way to appreciate their beauty. The lush arrangements you're used to have been turned into simple pianos melodies. By turning it into something smaller, these versions allow Natalie Mering's voice and lyrics to shine brighter than before. One of the few complaints you could make about Titanic Rising is that the arrangements overtook Mering's voice, but that's not the case here. She sounds so confident and willing to push forward ... read more
Well I went into it knowing I was going to like it, and I really really liked it! The version of Something to Believe here is downright heavenly, it might even be more powerful and moving than the already great studio version. Really have nothing to complain about here, even without the lush arrangements of Titanic Rising these songs are so good and Natalie's vocals are so chilling that they're great regardless. If you liked Titanic Rising, you really can't not vibe with this.
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Really makes you appreciate Titanic Rising even more seeing how it sounds in this simple form. Still beautiful.
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Added on: October 22, 2019