AOTY 2021

Emerald Forest and the Blackbird

Swallow The Sun - Emerald Forest and the Blackbird
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 10 ratings
Liked by 2 people
February 1, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Spinefarm / Label
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Swallow the Sun's fifth output shows a bit of a change in direction, with a focus on big production songs with lots of dynamics. Most of the tracks here are varied yet focused on certain aspects of StS's sound. This Cut is Deepest showcases the band creating a successful acoustic track, while Cathedral Walls is an emotional and heavy epic.
A few of the tracks blend together at times, making this record feel ever so slightly bloated. However it doesn't diminish the quality of this excellent ... read more
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Added on: October 23, 2015