Genre/Influences: Gothic, Dark-Wave, Psychedelic.
Format: Digital, CD, Vinyl, Cassette.
Background/Info: This is the official debut-album of American formation Unborn Ghost.
Content: The work features 13 songs driven by a mix of Gothic, Dark-Wave and Psychedelic passages. The main atmosphere hanging over the songs -which can be reinforced by organ sound treatments, are pretty Halloween-like. You’ll also notice elements of Metal, Doom and even Rockabilly running through a few cuts.
+ + + : I especially like the ghost-/haunting ambiance emerging at the surface. A few instrumental parts are more explicit in these influences and remind me of horror movies and Halloween evening. I also noticed solid guitar play injecting power to the work.
– – – : There’re a few very short tracks featured which don’t bring any bonus to the work. I’m also wondering about “Richard Cory” which is a Rockabilly driven song which sounds a bit lost in the tracklist.
Conclusion: This album sounds like a debut and can’t totally convince me.
Best songs: “Histrionic Personality Disorder”.
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