Deep England

Gazelle Twin & NYX - Deep England
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Based on 6 reviews
2021 Ratings: #22 / 579
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Based on 153 ratings
2021 Ratings: #180
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The Arts Desk
It is like the musical soundtrack to wandering through an unfamiliar English forest under the influence of magic mushrooms.

Taken as a whole, Deep England is a remarkable, memorable thing. Disquieting and disorientating for sure, yet offering plenty of strange, macabre pleasure.

The Guardian
A dramatic reworking of Gazelle Twin’s techno-folk Pastoral album with the NYX choir adds layers of hair-raising chills.
Loud and Quiet

Where Pastoral is a deeply claustrophobic affair, Deep England is a dizzying work that, thanks to off-kilter choir reinterpretations, sounds vast and unimpeachable.

Even in pure audio form, this electrifying live show remains a potent techno-pagan tapestry of intertwined voices, church bells, liturgical chants and occult spells.
Ari Aster's new favorite album
Gazelle Twin's collaboration with choral drone choir NYX is an album centered around drama. Largely a reworking of Gazelle Twin's eclectic electronic album Pastoral from 2018, Deep England is so far removed from the style of that original work that you'd be forgiven for completely missing that fact. Even if the approach to these songs is vastly different from the original, the songs still maintain and even heighten the anxiety and theatrics of Pastoral. If Gazelle Twin's character on Pastoral ... read more
I have transcended!
*insert Elmo with his arms up fire gif here*
What time is it? It's hot take time!!

Thank you so much @AaronLionHeart for recommending me this. I love reviewing new music that I haven't ever heard before so I really appreciate it :) Now what do I have to say about this album. Well... Not too much, and that's the problem. Now I will say that this is a huge left turn from the music I normally listen to, so maybe that's apart of how I feel about this, but I don't know. This just really didn't do much for me. I heard Glory, and I was really ... read more
Gazelle Twin & NYX - Deep England

Genre: Post Industrial
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 67% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 74th / 305

Highlight: Fire Leap

Made me think of:
Laurie Anderson
Agnes Obel
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Added on: November 26, 2020