AOTY 2018

Desperate Dreams

Violet Cold - Desperate Dreams
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April 11, 2015 / Release Date
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Seeing the title "Desperate Dreams" and the tag "black metal", most minds will be set to the most normative standard of what black metal is supposed to be: A dark convulsion of feelings. Anger, frustration, ill-intent and whatever is considered to be negative. But, there is another side to this musical landscape that, for me, seems to come to fruition in newer bands and the iterations and mingling of different musical elements. Some annotate this kind with the denominator of ... read more
Violet Cold is, according to its lone member Emin Guliyev, an “experimental one-man band from Baku, Azerbaijan.” Azerbaijan is a small transcontinental country situated where Eastern Europe and Western Asia meet, sharing borders with Iran, Armenia, Russia, Georgia, and flanked by the Caspian Sea to the east. You’ve most likely never heard of it until now, but with Desperate Dreams, Violet Cold’s first full length after releasing 24 singles and 2 EPs, Emin has burst ... read more
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Track List

  1. Intro: Lonely Universe
  2. La Petite Mort
  3. Light Years Separate Us from Home
  4. Desperate Dreams
  5. Endless Journey
  6. Stargasm
  7. I See the Air You Breathe
  8. Outro: Euphoria
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Added on: August 27, 2015