The Contortionist - Clairvoyant
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Ratings: #93 / 887
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
Liked by 2 people
September 15, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Entertainment One / Label
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MaceBlade42
83
I have only heard of this band before, but never actually explored their music in full. I would say that after finishing this album, I found myself pretty surprised with how this one turned out. I found this album to be very atmospheric and mood-setting. The dreamy soundscapes in here sound phenomenal and I can only imagine that live performances would amplify these songs. The synth effects on "Relapse" are a great bonus too and make that track stand out so much more. A lot of other ... read more
100
It just grows on you.
mj04
86
Oh boy I was so wrong with this album (again), It's like the definition of a grower. I think it were mostly the vocals that bored me at first, but at the moment I started to appreciate them things started clicking! Almost every song has something interesting to offer: whether the massive riff based title track, the dark synthy Relapse or the gorgeous Return to Earth, which make you want listen to them again and again. So good!
Favorites: Clairvoyant, Return to Earth, Reimagined, Relapse and ... read more
NR
The Contortionist trades musically heavy music for an emotionally heavy experience.
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Added on: September 19, 2017