Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise

The Dear Hunter - Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2015 Ratings: #56 / 892
User Score
Based on 53 ratings
2015 Ratings: #25
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September 4, 2015 / Release Date
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nostar
100
This is my introduction to The Dear Hunter and I'm going to say that I wish I knew of them/him earlier. This is a fantastic album and I'm a sucker for great concept albums. Well done.
TheGoffOff
95
The best of the Acts -- Act IV trades some rawness in production for a more varied soundscape. The integration of orchestral instrumentation into the fold is an absolute delight, with Casey Crescenzo's trademark poetic (some would argue pretentious) lyricism laid over top. Waves should be a pop hit, and A Night on the Town may be Dear Hunter's magnum opus.

Highly highly recommend for anyone into the progressive rock scene.
64
(Originally posted on Omnivoracious Listeners Discord Server, 8 September 2020. https://discord.gg/kwdYwcx)

This album was recommended by @MikeG#6573. At 1 hour and 14 minutes, it is one of the longest albums I have reviewed to date, although Metallica's S&M2 was longer, being over 2 hours long.

From what I have read on the web about the band and the album, this album is the fourth of a 6-part story about the eponymous character, The Dear Hunter. [SPOILER] Having gone through a difficult ... read more
alfieofthefae
98
act iv: rebirth in reprise, or, as i like to call it, act iv: i love progressive rock, or even act iv: i died in act iii but here i'm resurrected, the title is true!!

favourites: all of them
least favourites: none
jackkd8
74
Some strong tracks and great instrumentation (the orchestral sounds), but also a fair amount of filler. Could have been better but still quite good
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Track List

  1. Rebirth
  2. The Old Haunt
  3. Waves
  4. At the End of the Earth
  5. Remembered
  6. A Night on the Town
  7. Is There Anybody Here?
  8. The Squeaky Wheel
  9. The Bitter Suite IV and V: The Congregation and the Sermon in the Silt
  10. The Bitter Suite VI: Abandon
  11. King of Swords (Reversed)
  12. If All Goes Well
  13. The Line
  14. Wait
  15. Ouroboros
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Added on: August 31, 2015