Ghost Reveries

Opeth - Ghost Reveries
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2005 Ratings: #7 / 455
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Based on 146 ratings
2005 Ratings: #3
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August 30, 2005 / Release Date
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Roadrunner / Label
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Yeah, I think this is now my favourite Opeth record. After the very hit-or-miss double album Deliverance/Damnation, I really didn't have a clue where the band would go next. I thought that Deliverance was far too samey and just sounded exactly like every other release from them beforehand, while Damnation showed them change their sound completely, which I liked but made me nervous for the future of their work. But Ghost Reveries put me at ease with that, delivering one of the best prog metal ... read more
After their double album, Opeth returned in 2005 with Ghost Reveries, and it is up their as one of their best but I personally wouldn't put it up alongside of Blackwater Park or Still Life but Ghost Reveries is still a fantastic Progressive Metal record with an epic fantasy story line and a nice contrast of softer vocals and acoustic guitar with heavy hitting and chaotic moments to make a compelling and dense listen.

Track Review

Ghost of Perdition 9.5/10
The Baying of the Hounds ... read more
I heard Ghost of Perdition in saints row 2 back in the day, severely regret not listening to the rest of the album
Opeth really hit it out of the park with this one - perfect mix between light and heavy.
A great amount of hard and soft vocals, great melodies, and balance but it tends to become a little boring sometimes.
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Track List

  1. Ghost of Perdition 
  2. The Baying of the Hounds 
  3. Beneath The Mire 
  4. Atonement 
  5. Reverie/Harlequin Forest 
  6. Hours of Wealth 
  7. The Grand Conjuration 
  8. Isolation Years
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