Grey Gallows – Garden Of Lies (Album – Cold Transmission Music)

Genre/Influences: Cold-Wave. Format: Digital, CD, Vinyl. Background/Info: Greek duo Grey Gallows have already released a…

Genre/Influences: Cold-Wave.

Format: Digital, CD, Vinyl.

Background/Info: Greek duo Grey Gallows have already released a number of albums, and now joined hands together with German label Cold Transmission Music to unleash “Garden Of Lies”. This is the band’s third official album.

Content: I never heard of this formation before. “Garden Of Lies” brings us back to the darkest hours of 80s Cold/Dark-Wave music. The singer’s low timbre of voice will for sure remind you of Andrew Eldritch while sound-wise I also noticed some links with The Sisters Of Mercy. Let’s say that Grey Gallows sounds more electro-driven, but still produces this dark and moody touch reminding the British idols of Cold-Wave music. One of the songs is featuring female guest singer Cleopatra Kaido who injects an heavenly, angelic touch to the work.

+ + + : Grey Gallows is not just inspired by 80s music, but they masterly accomplished a fascinating work reminding me of some idols of the genre while at the same time injecting a more personal, Electronic touch. The synths accentuate the darkness hanging over the album while it also brings a more melodic flavor to the production. The production of the drum sections also have this typical 80s sound. The cavernous production of the vocals is another essential element.This is a work with several attention grabbers.

– – – : I’m missing a bit more diversity in the sound formula and some extra guitar sounds would definitely inject a boost.

Conclusion: Grey Gallows have found the perfect home at Cold Transmission Music to spread their cool Cold-Wave music around.

Best songs: “Peels Of Time”, “Dissociation”, “Garden Of Lies”, “Don’t Bring Flowers”.

Rate: (7 ½).

Artist: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100053636354364

Label: www.coldtransmission.com / www.facebook.com/coldtransmissionmusic



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