Écailles de Lune

Alcest - Écailles de Lune
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2010 Ratings: #18 / 855
User Score
Based on 86 ratings
2010 Ratings: #40
March 29, 2010 / Release Date
LP / Format
Prophecy / Label
Blackgaze, Shoegaze / Genres
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ricardomcr
80
I went into this without checking which genre it was from, and I must say at first it sort of threw me for a loop, I spent my first listen trying to figure out what the record is trying to be.
I've since grown more used to the sound and I do like the overall idea of this very dense atmospheric black metal instrumentals mixed with the soft ethereal shoegazy vocals. It even does well infusing a bit of folk oriented guitar towards the end for a very pretty effect.
The one thing that still ... read more
nize
87
If only Blackgaze bands captured the ethereal and harrowing as consistently as Alcest..If only .
GABRIELinHELL
100
Masterpiece
amygoodall
60
good
Sappy
85
Top Favorite: Sur L'Océan Couleur De Fer
Other Favorites: Écailles De Lune, Part 2, Écailles De Lune, Part 1, Solar Song
Least Favorite: Abysses
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Track List

 

  1. Écailles de Lune - Part 1
  2. Écailles de Lune - Part 2
  3. Percées de Lumière
  4. Abysses (instrumental)
  5. Solar Song
  6. Sur l'océan couleur de fer  

 

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