Genre/Influences: Industrial, Dark-Electro.
Background/Info: Estonian combo Freakangel returned to the ‘matrix’ celebrating the tenth anniversary of their second full length album “The faults Of Humanity” –which was the first one released by Alfa Matrix. This album revealed the band to a wider audience and all other albums only confirmed the potential of the band. Five songs from the album have been reworked.
Content: I remember the early years of the band as great Dark-Electro music I remember the early years of the band as great Dark-Electro music with a heavier, Industrial/Crossover touch on top. The reworked songs are mixing both styles together; Dark-Electro at one side and Industrial with Metal riffs at the other side. The production is furious, which is accentuated by the enraged vocals of the band’s frontman ‘Dmitry Darling’.
+ + + : There’s no better way striking back by revisiting some of the songs that have contributed to the success of the band. “Curse. Forgive. Kill. Cure”, “The Last White Dance”, “Crawling In The Dark”, “My Darling Bullet” and “Gods Blind Game” have all been reworked and the least I can say is that these uplifted versions remain as magic as the original edits. I’ve a preference for “The Last White Dance”, which resulted from the rage of furious musicians.
– – – : I regret the work only features 5 songs; a totally reworked album would have been more fun!
Conclusion: Freakangel is back with a band and the world will hear it!
Best songs: “The Last White Dance – X Anniversary Edit”, “My Darling Bullet – X Anniversary Edit”, “Gods Blind Game – X Anniversary Edit”.