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Metal And Spring Fever

Rec me some metal that's not TOO dark... it's 60ºF out here today after 2 months of dreary cold misery. I want something a little lighter. Folk is okay, but I'm leaning more towards atmospheric metal with some use of major tonality or something, I don't know. No speed metal or anything like that. Here are some things I enjoy to give you a rough idea.
1Wolves In The Throne Room
Black Cascade


Might sound odd, but basically this album isn't all that "dark" by my standards. It isn't by the band's standards either, really. There are alternating moments of darkness and light in this album. Some of the melodies are pretty uplifting sounding IMO.
2Agalloch
The White EP


Not exactly metal. But you know what I mean...
3Alcest
Souvenirs d'un autre Monde


The lyrics of Printemps Emeraude sum what I'm looking for up. Niege is pretty much the go to guy for metal that conjures happy feelings, but surely he isn't the only one.
4Altoriu Seseliai
Margi Sakalai


A pretty dark album at times, but all of the nature sound interludes and songs like "Gelsvas Menuo III" are just so heavenly that they make the entire album feel lighter. This is a gem of an album by the way and if you haven't heard it and like black metal, please give it a listen.
5Amorphis
Skyforger


Amorphis are masters of upbeat metal tracks that aren't cheesy (usually), and this album is probably the best example of that.
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