Lake of Tears - Ominous
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Based on 10 ratings
February 19, 2021 / Release Date
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Gothic Metal / Genres
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MaceBlade42
72
It's tough for me to say anything super negative about this album besides its pacing. At times, it was too slow and dragged on unnecessarily, but other times just worked for me. It's a decent 2021 album, though.
NTTR
59
Lake of Tears - Ominous

Genre: Gothic Metal
Country: Sweden

Final Verdict: 59% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly Ranking: 86th / 167

Highlight: Cosmic Sailor

Made me think of:
Tiamat
My Dying Bride
Devil Doll
John Holden
Gazpacho
David Bowie
oblvr8
100
Ominous was quietly shocking for me, like grabbing a nettle. I'd heard some of the "hits" from Lake of Tears but not paid attention. When I turned on "At the Destination," with its pulsing siren-esque electronics, plaintive strings, and its odd yet wonderful vocals... it was a bit brain-melting. Framed as a cosmonaut's broken transmissions, it had me wondering where on Earth this music could have come from. There is a moment in the bridge where the strings come over the same ... read more
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Track List

  1. At The Destination
  2. In Wait And In Worries
  3. Lost In A Moment
  4. Ominous One
  5. Ominous Too
  6. One Without Dreams
  7. The End Of This World
  8. Cosmic Sailor
  9. In Gloom
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Added on: November 3, 2020