Leprous release 3rd single

2019-10-11 by Toondude | 35 Comments
Norwegian prog outfit have released the 3rd single, entitled "Distant Bells", from the band's upcoming album, Pitfalls. The album is scheduled to be released on October 25th.

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Coldplaz
October 11th 2019
88 Comments


God what a boring song, the last 2 minutes are nice, but the overly long build up is completely pointless, I even enjoyed the last cheesy single more than this.

Toondude10
October 11th 2019
14248 Comments


I loved this, best single so far

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qwenta
October 11th 2019
538 Comments


Worst leprous song ever.

JJKeys
October 11th 2019
1123 Comments


Some little birdies with press copies tell me that this is the best song on the album
I can see that, though don't think Pitfalls as a whole can top Malina or The Congregation

Ethanodd
October 11th 2019
42 Comments


Mixed feelings until around it picks up at 4:45, then the song starts making sense. This is actually pretty good. I much prefer it to the other singles they've released. This one at least seems like it fits in with their aesthetic.

Henderson
October 11th 2019
119 Comments


This is fantastic. At points it reminds me of The Last Milestone but much better, and that ending is just superb. Surely this album is shaping up to be VERY different from their past work, and that's great. Leprous has never been a conforming band nor afraid to experiment, this is just another step forward.

Flugmorph
October 11th 2019
22902 Comments


okay this is pure freakin fire

vermillionZ
October 11th 2019
336 Comments


Maybe it has to grow on me, but I find this one really boring due to the long buildup that doesn't really lead to a whole lot. So far this is my least favorite of the 3. As much as I love Einar's voice, I'm pretty tired of hearing basically just his voice for the first minutes of every new song.

JJKeys
October 11th 2019
1123 Comments


oh yeah no this album may as well just be an Einar solo album

Flugmorph
October 11th 2019
22902 Comments


duh

supremejelly
October 11th 2019
1193 Comments


Einar needs to relax.

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kalkwiese
October 11th 2019
5774 Comments


Idk guys, I'm liking all of the new songs so far. Good stuff in its own right. I'm still worried though, because it's so vocal centered

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misho87233
October 11th 2019
48 Comments


Not one single that they released so far was anything special - or even good... still interested in the album, but this looks even more boring than Malina was - which I still like, in some way.. couldn't this be Einar's solo album? Because this is very, very vocal driven so far and the band is basically just a background that you don't even notice and this is the band that had songs like Forced Entry, Waste Of Air or Contaminate Me

kalkwiese
October 11th 2019
5774 Comments


Oh yea, Malina was awesome!

Whispered4tw
October 11th 2019
901 Comments


It's a tad unfortunate that the song needs 4 minutes to get going, but after that it's quite good

Kole
October 11th 2019
305 Comments


Will probably be a lot better when listening to it with the rest of the album. Still don't really see the point of this direction they are taking, but its not bad.

ChoccyPhilly
October 11th 2019
12640 Comments


Anyone here going to these guys in London next month?

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thedoom
October 12th 2019
422 Comments


First 4 minutes are anything but boring, I don‘t understand the negativity.

FearThyEvil
October 12th 2019
17272 Comments


Fantastic song! Sadly the only one out of the three I really enjoy though

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EclipseInYourEyes
October 12th 2019
1488 Comments


The singles gimme a strange Arcane Roots - Melancholia Hymns vibe...and I love that album. I like this.

qwenta
October 12th 2019
538 Comments


There seems to be no band behind the singer. This is just bad.

ItsTheSquirrel
October 12th 2019
432 Comments


I love the buildup but not too sure about the last three minutes

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kalkwiese
October 12th 2019
5774 Comments


Still liking them. I'll probably love the album for what it will be, but newer elements added to something in the vein of The Congregation would be a dream

qwenta
October 12th 2019
538 Comments


The album seems to be between pop songs and this kind of crappy long track. I have bad feelings.


kalkwiese
October 12th 2019
5774 Comments


Btw. Einar didn't write the instrumental for this. Their bassist did

Thalassic
October 12th 2019
4973 Comments


*snores*

TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
October 12th 2019
14588 Comments


Einar is officially one of the best singers of our time

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thedoom
October 12th 2019
422 Comments


Imagine calling this a "crappy long track"

TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
October 12th 2019
14588 Comments


To be honest, it's not my kind of thing either, but the vocals are great

Laen
October 14th 2019
495 Comments


"overly long buildup" "it picks up half way through" "crappy long track" do you even prog bro, just because there isn't drums and guitar riffs doesn't mean there isn't music occurring.

best leprous song in a while.

Krpa
October 14th 2019
164 Comments


Wish I could get into this band but they're either overly technical for my taste, or they sound too vocal centered, and I'm really not a fan of the guy's voice. They're definitely not bad in any way, but damn, if this new stuff had another singer I'd probably be a fan.

qwenta
October 14th 2019
538 Comments


Best leprous song since the day after they released alliviate.
Ofc there is music ocurring, but not of my taste. I find this track boring. I like Einar's voice but I will end up hating it if the album is filled with this kind of nodrumsnoguitars prog.


mdross95
October 14th 2019
32 Comments


man i liked the last two singles but i don't get this at all. definitely seems like it will take quite a few listens to sink in though, moreso than the others

Pikazilla
October 14th 2019
11473 Comments


I've liked every release but the new singles are very underwhelming

smaugman
October 15th 2019
5131 Comments


fun fact: my father's childhood friend's son is the drummer for leprous



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