\»Under The Red Cloud\», barely reaching the shelves of music stores and personal music library, he has already managed to take a remarkably important role in my musical world. The versatility offered by them stunningly truths — even if it is many of these may seem obvious. It is an ode to human persistence and perseverance. The work demonstrates that sometimes enough even to disassemble and reassemble carefully re already available to get something new. A reminder that one can not be discounted, as long as this one does not sing or play his last note. An example of how even the beaten densely trampled by tens of thousands of feet of the trail you can find a real diamond placer. Finally, the best illustration of the philosophical parable that is what we believe the truth — just one of its facets; there are no events that might not reveal new aspects of his at a thoughtful and carefully examine them.
Zatershie seemingly, to the utter uselessness of the style, they gained with the arrival of a group of new singer, of Amorphis to the sixth (!) With polnoformatu Youtsenom forced yet again tunes resound fresh and sincere. The role here is everything: inspiration, properly fitted notes minute insight and perfect sound-tuned. Oh, worth, perhaps, to get hold of the experience of recording at Peter Tägtgren to understand, finally, even if based on the opposite of what should be the ideal Amorfis-sound! And yes, trying to find some completely new elements in the style of the album are doomed to failure. You can even amuse himself a mental game: imagine how the experience with the female vocals in \»The Beginning Of Times\» suggests the idea of writing on the group \»White Night\». Or, as the archetype of Middle Eastern ethnic music penetrates the minds of the Finns, they hoard melodic developments over the years, to finally explode in \»Death Of A King\». You can imagine the path traversed to this song by any \»Greed\». Or from \»Against Widows\» — to the \»Bad Blood\». Or as the entry \»Sampo\» is converted into the intro \»Under The Red Cloud\». But no wonder they say that sometimes it is enough to change even a couple of notes to achieve stunning results. Yes, disassemble and assemble, as mentioned in the first paragraph. The Group achieved outstanding results here — when meeting with this work the least think about its potential secondary.
Much more one thinks about all — children, though, but undeniable — miracles. Where there are so many bright colors? What kind of magic in almost every note? Even the tools are not there just give the sound — they really sing. Winter meets summer, Karelian tunes — hot Mediterranean cantilena, growling Tom — with his own clean vocals; all splendidly organically, as if it should be in the nature of, and any other unnatural order of things. However, about Joutsen at least you can make healing a share of common sense: at least part of Amorphis he had never sang so beautifully and roared so convincingly. So clearly, that is not really even think about the fact that in many episodes of the song would have sounded perfectly and without any growling.
Incredible flair has brought musicians only once, but it summed up seriously. \»Sacrifice\» — entirely banal, sulfur and sadness, filled gone \»amorphous\» clichés, and — as part of this album, constantly raduyuschego unexpected plot twists, is absolutely inexcusable — predictable from the first to the last second. Even chaotic \»Enemy At The Gates\» loses any negative shades in her background.
Few doubt that all the charms of \»Under The Red Cloud\» can not afford to shake the top positions \»House Of Sleep\», \»Silver Bride\» or \»Silent Waters\», or the same chosen classic nineties discharge \»Black Winter Day\» as the most Listen and learn songs. Then look convincing other forces: the force of habit and the power of nostalgia … But it is absolutely certain that years later, the album can be found in almost all the lists of the most iconic works of Amorphis.