Nut Suite. Mini reviews of albums old and new. Minimum words. No fuss. No spoilers [?]. Occasional smugs.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

FLEURETY / Min Tid Skal Komme (1995)

Avant-gardé Norwegian Black Metal that’s a lot more enchanting than it has any right to be.  It punctuates the typically fast guitars with multi-layered moments of atonal beauty, and lush female vocals.  The drumming keeps the whole crazy ensemble from flying off into the realms of excessive weirdness.
I would cite Min Tid Skal Komme as the best example of creativity given form that the entire sub-genre ever produced.
It was reissued in 2003 with a different cover and extra tracks.  The extra tracks are good but they ruin the symmetry of the original release.

Songs of Note: Fragmenter Av En Fortid; Englers Piler Har Ingen Brodd

5 perfect fragments out of 5

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