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Sputnikmusic

IRA is haunting, breathtaking, and evocative – a towering benchmark for Iosonouncane that may have already swept the rest of 2021 under its enormous shadow.

thiefofprose
95

Man, Bon Iver got really wierd.

Valeyard
85

Holy shit moment

BaddieBaphomet
80

Jesus Christ, this is as punishing of a listen as it is rewarding. Not just because of its two hour runtime, though that actually passes by fairly quickly for the most part. Iosonouncane fills those two hours however with some of the most claustrophobic and suffocating music I’ve heard in a while, building a cold and isolating hell that feels inescapable. However, if you’re willing to give this record your time, “IRA” makes that dark void worth it with cinematic ... read more

luvjeez
100

No words can describe this album. It's an amazing blend of haunting and eery sounds and Iosonouncane's vocals are just breathtaking. One of the best albums I've ever heard in my life.

Ferrets_and_me
88

I am a sucker for weird Italian man doing weird things. But on a real note it is very very good if you can be asked to give it a full listen, but even then i liked each song individually and the album just brings it to a whole other level. In a way i feel this is similar to swans so that is probs why i like it so much. Also scary naked man on front cover makes it one of the best album covers of 2021.

jedu37
100

I actually felt like a naked man was chasing me trough the woods but then we did shrooms together.

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Track List

1hiver
6:34
95
2ashes
7:12
95
3foule
6:17
87
4jabal
6:56
92
5ojos
6:59
91
6nuit
4:32
97
7prison
9:25
90
8horizon
4:47
92
9piel
6:37
93
10prière
9:32
87
11niran
5:12
87
12soldiers
4:37
93
13fleuve
5:53
82
14sangre
4:03
86
15pétrole
4:00
91
16hajar
11:02
92
17cri
5:19
93
Total Length: 1 hour, 49 minutes

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Added on: February 24, 2021