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Fourth album from this interesting German band.  Frequency Drift has really grown by leaps and bounds over the course of their four albums.  The band original characterized themselves as cinematic progressive rock.  I think you can pretty much throw that out the window.  Still plenty of similarities to White Willow but the band has for the most part developed their own sound.  Vocalist Antje Auer sings with plaintive urgency - she has a very pleasant voice.  The real star is violinist Frank Schmitz.  He creates some real fire.  The typical symphonic rock instrumentation is augmented by a battery of medieval instruments as well as clarinet and flute.  On the 15 minute "Cold" the band blisses out in the middle into an Eloy inspired space jam.  A definite grower.  Highly recommended.

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This is an 'Album Of The Year' candidate folks! The medieval touches and the space for the songs to develop ( the shortest song being a shade less than 8 minutes ), built around top notch progressive rock and outstanding female vocals lends to a wonderfully haunting - sometimes even cold - listening event! Don't miss this one, it's beautiful!
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This is an 'Album Of The Year' candidate folks! The medieval touches and the space for the songs to develop ( the shortest song being a shade less than 8 minutes ), built around top notch progressive rock and outstanding female vocals lends to a wonderfully haunting - sometimes even cold - listening event! Don't miss this one, it's beautiful!
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