Insomnium One for Sorrow
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Wizard
October 11th 2011


19618 Comments


There are very few instances (if any) on this album where a song will stagnate after the first few minutes.

I don't know about this disc, but the rest of their discography does it quite well. Great review buddy.

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jimmykidd
October 11th 2011


534 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

interesting to see his thoughts on the album. sounds like the record is all him lol. ville firman is a melodic genius.

Keyblade
October 11th 2011


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

"I don't know about this disc, but the rest of their discography does it quite well. Great review buddy."

Agreed, though I don't think StDiACD suffers from this.

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Vesper
October 11th 2011


3085 Comments


This is still a great album but yeah pretty much.


Could have been seven minutes of doomy sex, but you got a three minute, unfinished handjob instead. But it was still hot.

That's my summary for that song. From the perspective of the man, I guess, haha.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 11th 2011


31495 Comments


Didn't even know this was coming out

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Keyblade
October 11th 2011


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

"Could have been seven minutes of doomy sex, but you got a three minute, unfinished handjob instead. But it was still hot."

lol

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 11th 2011


16470 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Could have been seven minutes of doomy sex, but you got a three minute, unfinished handjob instead. But it was still hot.

Describes my feelings about this album more or less perfectly.

And I wish Niilo had more say in the songwriting process, this album would have turned out quite differently I think.

StreetlightRock
Emeritus
October 11th 2011


3777 Comments


So what you're saying is that all these songs DONT sound the same as everything they've ever done ever?

Vesper
October 11th 2011


3085 Comments


You can alter it as needed for your review's summary, if you like, lol.

I wonder if there are any tensions about Friman being so dominating... I'd get frustrated if I were Niilo.

Willie
Moderator
October 11th 2011


16133 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

So what you're saying is that all these songs DONT sound the same as everything they've ever done ever?
I'm saying that the formula is still there, but they've managed to improve on the foundation while including a more diverse range of songs and 'movements'.

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Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 11th 2011


16470 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I wonder if there are any tensions about Friman being so dominating... I'd get frustrated if I were Niilo.

Not really sure, but it seems like Niilo is the one who likes the slower, doomy numbers so any increase in Niilo's influence in the songwriting process is fine with me!

StreetlightRock
Emeritus
October 11th 2011


3777 Comments


Fair enough Willie.

Insomnium are sort of a like a a party drug for me, I never really have any desire to listen to them most days of the week, but occasionally I want a fix so I'll listen to them or Dark Tranquility or something and get my epic melodic fix. Good times!

Josh D.
October 11th 2011


13968 Comments


I guess I should check some of this out. One thing is for sure though: they always have good album art.

Makemebad35
October 11th 2011


763 Comments


Nice, I'm going to have to check this out. I actually thought there was some good stuff off their last CD.

Keyblade
October 12th 2011


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Nice, I'm going to have to check this out. I actually thought there was some good stuff off their last CD.


Yeah, me too. Though we're a minority it seems.

Keyblade
October 12th 2011


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Just started listening to the album and even the instrumental into is more aggressive haha.

jimmykidd
October 12th 2011


534 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

6th listen and yeah i love this. some of the layered melodies are so amazing. not quite as good as weeping world, but fuck tons better than across the dark. nice review ^

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 12th 2011


16470 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

"Decoherence" is brilliant.

Willie
Moderator
October 12th 2011


16133 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I think my favorite is "Song of the Blackest Bird".

Keyblade
October 12th 2011


15234 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I think my favorite is "Song of the Blackest Bird".

Same.

Decoherence sounded like it was gonna be an epic pop ballad at first lol.



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