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|1. At The Gates Of Midian|
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|3. Saffron's Curse|
|4. Death Magick For Adepts|
|5. Lord Abortion|
|6. Amor E Morte|
|7. Creatures That Kissed In Cold Mirrors|
|8. Her Ghost In The Fog|
|9. Satanic Mantra|
|10. Tearing The Veil From Grace|
|11. Tortured Soul Asylum|
Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. 2007.
It would be easy to bridle at Midian's relentless bombast and obsession with all things Goth. Many would detest a purposefully pretentious mix of Carl Orff and Obituary that occasionally collapses into early '80s-style prog-metal. And then there's J.K. Potter's laughable artwork, wherein band members look like characters in Clive Barker's miserable Night Breed, the source of the album's name. But there's also a lot here to appreciate. Frontman Dani Filth is becoming ever more convincing in his attempts to offend; some turns of phrase in his blood-spattered romances even manage to recall Keats and Byron. Musically, they seldom fail to entertain and sometimes reach the operatic heights of Laibach and Lacrimosa. More reading and refinement by this lot may produce the first Goth masterpiece since the Sisters of Mercy's First and Last and Always. --Dominic Wills
Top Customer Reviews
This album definately has more than one face to it: Emotionally charged ballads such as 'Her Ghost In The Fog' and 'Saffron's Curse' to more heavier tracks such as 'Lord Abortion' and 'Cthulu Dawn' mixed in with soft instrumentals such as 'Creatures That Kissed In Cold Mirrors' and 'At The Gates of Midian'.
This album is definately worth the money, Like I said, Very listenable, even when youre in a different mood. Happy, Sad, Angry...
This is my favorite Cradle of Filth album. The music almost provides a mental landscape, if you really listen to it.
I recommend this album for those just getting into Cradle of Filth.
Anyway, On with the review
01. 'At The Gates of Midian'
A nice track... Nothing special about it, doesn't do the rest of the album justice.
02. 'Cthulu Dawn'
One of the heaviest on the album, I think this most suits the "black metal" genre. This track should give you an idea of whats to come with the rest of the album.
03. 'Saffron's Curse'
Well, Well, Well... One of my favorites on the album. A beautiful, dark, emotionally-charged ballad what seems to be about a man's spouse who has died(My description may sound similar to that of Her Ghost In The Fog, but trust me both of the songs have huge differences)This song really lays down the Orchestrated sense of the album.
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I find that their combination of hard guitars with softer instruments makes great-sounding music. When I listen to some of the tracks at work, I find myself more productive/typing faster, too.
1. at the gates of midian- a very soothing song (10/10)
2. cthulu dawn- this song is very heavy, an excellent song(10/10)
3. saffron's curse- my favorite song on the cd, an very good black metal song (10/10)
4. death magik for adepts- i love the ending of this song (9/10)
5. lord abortion- this song is....erm.....odd, it's still a very good song nonetheless (10/10)
6. amor e morte- alot of people like this song, its good but doesn't exactly stand out to me (9/10)
7. creatures that kissed in cold mirrors- a good orchestral song (9/10)
8. her ghost in the fog- the first song that i heard from these guys, absolutely flawless (10/10)
9. satanic mantra- ......what's the point of this (the only bad song on the cd) (2/10)
10. tearing the veil from grace- this is definately one of the best songs on the cd (if it weren't for saffron's curse, this would be my favorite song on the cd) (10/10)
11. tortured soul asylum- yet another excellent song, these guys never cease to amaze me (10/10)
in conclusion, you should definately go out and buy this, believe me, you wont be dissapointed :-) blessed be and merry part!
Most recent customer reviews
A must have cd for fans of the filth!This album definetly rocks the cradle.This band is probably the most original band I have ever heard. Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2011 by metalrules!
I am no long term CoF fan by any means (meaning I just recently got into them about 7 months ago) but I personally enjoyed this album. Read morePublished on July 2 2004
This CD is by far the best one Dani Filth has put out. It has better sound, song writing, lyrics, artwork, etc... than all the other CD's he released. Read morePublished on June 30 2004 by Bryan Torino
cradle of filth comes through on midian with an intense and horrifing set of pure death metal that can only be described as insane and addictive, the music grabs hold of you and... Read morePublished on June 24 2004 by jose aguilar
When I first heard CoF I thought it was the the most insaine thing I had ever heard. I was used to bands like Metallica and White Zombie. Read morePublished on June 14 2004 by psychoholic
When i first tried to get into cradle this is the album i was recommended. I was apprehensive at first, now it stands as one of the best albums i own. Read morePublished on June 5 2004 by dallas
This album is great. And if you haven't noticed half of the guys that bought this album were guys who thought the name was cool. Read morePublished on May 31 2004