Nachtmahr – Flamme (Album – Trisol)

Nachtmahr – Flamme (album – Trisol)
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Genre/Influences: Neo-folk.

Format: Digital, CD.

Background/Info: Nachtmahr doesn’t need any further introduction. The dark-electro/industrial project of Thomas Rainer has gained a serious reputation. Music, image and artwork have caught the attention of numerous fans. “Flamme” is for sure the most unusual and surprising album in the Austrian project’s discography…

Content: “Flamme” is a fine selection of some of the most famous Nachtmahr songs, which have been completely reworked into pure neo-folk style. I sometimes wondered why Nachtmahr didn’t innovate, but this is not an innovation, this is a cataclysm!

The songs have been composed with acoustic guitar and accentuated by bombast arrangements and drums. The only element, which is nearly the same, is the enraged singing of Thomas Rainer. You don’t directly recognize the original songs, but the die-hard fans will recognize the lyrics.

+ + + : I can’t say that “Flamme” is my favorite Nachtmahr-album, but I really respect the artist for having dared to release this opus. It’s an original way to transpose your music into something completely different. It will for sure catch the attention of a different audience while the biggest fans will probably buy the album to complete their collection. If you listen to this album you’ll have to agree the neo-folk style is not bad at all and even characterized by a very personal touch, which are the furious and passionate vocals of the singer.

– – – : This album is original, but clearly sounds like a totally different project.

Conclusion: Better than a usual ‘best of’ album Nachtmahr has selected some of their best cuts to transpose them into a different music genre; a great challenge.

Best songs: “Alpha Omega”, “Rise And Fall”, “Feinbild”.

Rate: (7).


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