Orchid

Opeth - Orchid
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Based on 28 ratings
1995 Ratings: #64
May 15, 1995 / Release Date
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JustSomeGuy
66
This is my first time listening to Opeth, and I find myself fairly conflicted on how to feel. I feel like overall it has great moments, but this does feel like a bit of a drag sometimes and some of the choices the band took are questionable.

For one thing, I have to say that I really like the mix of progressive and death metal here. It's something that has always intrigued me and one of the reasons why I like bands like Gojira as much as I do. It's a mix that works more often than not, and ... read more
illusionist
84
An extremely underrated work in the Opeth discography. This is one of their crown jewels.

"In The Mist She Was Standing" is a full-blown epic in the vein of "Black Rose Immortal" and is a sure-fire Opeth classic. "Forest of October" is my personal favorite track because of the haunting acoustic melody that begins and finishes the song. The instrumental interludes "Silhouette" and "Requiem" are dark and majestic and add significantly to the ... read more
GABRIELinHELL
80
Very good
treblafreeman
90
If this album get's a remake/remaster/just a good production, this is gonna be probably another Opeth masterpiece, in my opinion. The production here just doesn't make justice to how well written this album actually is, its just like any other Opeth album, but it sounds so 'bad' that some people doesn't even enjoyed it at all, but as you can see for the score, I did. This album starts with one of my favorite Opeth songs ever, its just a big hit, honestly I didn't expected nothing from this ... read more
Muhammed
89
one word: a masterpiece!
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