Amor For Sleep - What To Do When You Are Dead (Equal Vision 22/02/05) - Album Review

Amor For Sleep

Amor For Sleep - What To Do When You Are Dead (Equal Vision 22/02/05) - Album Review

Amor For Sleep
What To Do When You Are Dead
(Equal Vision 22/02/05)

The plunging guitars smother you from the outset in opener‘Car Underwater’, as Ben Jorgensen’s emotion ladened vocals that resemble Adam Lazzara ably impersonating Russ Rankin kick in and take over your mind. You immediately find yourself in thesoul of the hapless victim, joining him on his journey from this life to the next and beyond; this crafted concept album building momentum with each number. The emo feeling given to ‘The Truth About Heaven’ tugs

Amor For Sleep - What To Do When You Are Dead (Equal Vision 22/02/05) - Album Review

at the heart strings with mighty force, as Jorgensen’s vocals inherit a longing touch. This aids the deliverance of succinct and darkly poetic lyrics that shatter illusions of the romantic notion of heaven and, imply that misery does not get left behindafter your day of reckoning;

“I came down here to tell it rains in heaven all day long.

I wanna find you so bad and let you know why I’m miserable up here

without you.”

The story-like tempo to this album that ebbs and flows along with the emotion and the feeling conveyed in dealing with such a mystical and sorrowful subject matter; is frankly compelling and demonstrates intelligence and maturity to provide an out of body experience. is the ghost. Amor For Sleep have carefully crafted one of the eeriest, most compellingThe harrowing ‘Basement Ghost Singing’ shows the album reaching an emotional high point, turning popular stereotypes right upon their head, as the most haunted person in the song portrayed through the lacerating lyrics of this New Jersey quartet, and downright thought provoking albums of this year.

www.equalvision.com

David Adair

Advertisement

Suggested

Ed Sheeran Lands Recurring TV Role On Kurt Sutter’s ‘The Bastard Executioner’

Ed Sheeran Lands Recurring TV Role On Kurt Sutter’s ‘The Bastard Executioner’

Ed Sheeren has been cast in the role of Sir Cormac, the deadly sidekick of a church elder, in the upcoming historical fiction drama series, ‘The...

Tame Impala - Currents Album Review

Tame Impala - Currents Album Review

If ever an album epitomised the change of direction in someone's life, Tame Impala's new album 'Currents' more than fits the bill.

Leon Bridges - Coming Home [Live] Video

Leon Bridges - Coming Home [Live] Video

Taken from his debut album (of the same name), Leon Bridges releases a live version of his moving current single 'Coming Home'.

Taylor Swift References Her Alleged Feud With Katy Perry, Toy Shark Appears During ‘Bad Blood’ Performance

Taylor Swift References Her Alleged Feud With Katy Perry, Toy Shark Appears During ‘Bad Blood’ Performance

Taylor Swift is well-known for having close female friendships but there’s allegedly one woman in the music industry who she doesn’t get on well...

Advertisement
‘Empire’ Co-Stars Trai Byers & Grace Gealey Are Engaged!

‘Empire’ Co-Stars Trai Byers & Grace Gealey Are Engaged!

‘Empire’s’ Trai Byers and Grace Gealey are engaged!

Sam Smith Teams Up With Disclosure Once More For 'Omen'

Sam Smith Teams Up With Disclosure Once More For 'Omen'

Having had a global smash hit with ‘Latch’ in 2012 which helped him launch his...

Meek Mill Calls Drake's Diss Track

Meek Mill Calls Drake's Diss Track "Soft"

The war of words between Drake and Meek Mill is intensifying this week, after Mill slammed....

Stars Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Who Has Died Aged 22

Stars Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Who Has Died Aged 22

Celebrities have taken to social media to express their condolences over the tragic...

Advertisement