Cradle certaintly have come a long way since Orgiastic Pleasures back in '92. The new disc, "From the Cradle to Enslave" is not the greatest Cradle of Filth CD, but it deserves the 5 stars anyway. Dani Filth and company have taken a new approach to songwriting, as the title track has a definite commercial twinge to it (well, as commercial as black metal can get). The other tracks, "Of Dark Blood and F**king," "Death Comes Ripping," (A Misfits cover), "Sleepless," (an Anathema cover), and two remixes, a techno remix of "Cradle" and a remake of the CoF classic "Funeral in Carpathia," are also fairly trimmed up; much more straightforward than tracks from "Dusk and Her Embrace," some of which sprawl on for 8 to 9 minutes. It even conjurs memories of "The Principle of Evil Made Flesh (an album which even die-hard Cradle fans have never heard). In effect, "Cradle to Enslave" is definitely for the die-hard fan, as well as for the newer fans. I wouldn't reccomend it as an introduction for new listeners though, as it is not an accurate representation of the group, and is more of a look at what's to come with the new album. New listeners should definitely go check out "Cruelty and the Beast." That's all for now. Hope I helped.