AOTY 2019


Pendulum - Immersion
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2010 Ratings: #788 / 865
User Score
Based on 40 ratings
2010 Ratings: #209
May 21, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner / Label
Drum and Bass / Genres
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Ah, EDM. My old friend. In 2010, before dubstep had really reached the mainstream with Skrillex’s Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites, drum and bass one of the more popular subgenres of EDM. Pendulum were one of the first electronic acts that I remember really getting into, in a time when I was still firmly in my rock phase. It somewhat makes sense, seeing as their style is quite heavy and aggressive. There are also some rock elements coming through.

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I don't care about this album anymore... A lot of nostalgia of when I really loved it, but nothing more to it. It's average.
Genesis 7/10
Salt In The Wounds 5/10
Set Me On Fire 4/10
Set Me On Fire 3.5/10
Crush 4.5/10
Under The Waves 4.5/10
Immunize 3.5/10
The Island Pt. 1 2/10
The Island Pt. 2 2/10
Comprachicos 3/10
The Vulture 3/10
Witchcraft 7/10
Self vs Self 5/10
The Fountain 3.5/10
Encoder 4.5/10
Average: 3.9/10
A slight step up from their last, but the cheese factor is still prominent on this one. "The Island" is an ultimate example of that. A hand full of tracks, though, are fantastic. One of them courtesy of the prog rock legend Steven Wilson.
beast of an album
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Track List

  1. Genesis
  2. Salt In the Wounds
  3. Watercolour
  4. Set Me On Fire
  5. Crush
  6. Under the Waves
  7. Immunize (feat. Liam Howlett)
  8. The Island, Pt. I (Dawn)
  9. The Island, Pt. II (Dusk)
  10. Comprachicos
  11. The Vulture
  12. Witchcraft
  13. Self vs. Self (feat. In Flames)
  14. The Fountain (feat. Steven Wilson)
  15. Encoder
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