Steven Wilson Grace For Drowning

Info about Steven Wilson - Grace For Drowning
Artist Steven Wilson
Year 2011
Release Date
26. Sep 2011
Type
Studio Album
Play Time 1:23:15
Added by rushfan4 8 years ago
Importance Essential release
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8.2 x18
English/British Epic Minimalistic Prog Rock/Independent
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18 users rate this album 7.0 or better, nobody rates it lower. 11 users think it is prog, one user thinks it is merely related to prog and nobody thinks that it's not prog. show details
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Review by Lofcaudio 7 years ago <Permalink>
7.1
I like Porcupine Tree. They make nice music. Wilson is obviously a big part of that. However, they have never once wowed me. Signify, In Absentia, Deadwing and Fear of a Blank Planet have all been enjoyable albums to my ears, but I would not consider any of them masterpieces. Now Wilson has released a couple of solo albums, with Grace For Drowning being the more highly acclaimed of the two. This has me slightly perplexed as I have found nothing to be enthusiastic about with this latest release.



I find Grace For Drowning to be plodding and slightly boring. It reminds me of Deadwing and Signify at times, yet muffled and ambient in the Sky Moves Sideways vein. The cornerstone of the album is the 23-minute epic, "Raider II." While I am a big fan of epics, this one is just too ambient for my taste. I find myself bored and wondering why Wilson felt the need to drag this out such as King Crimson did way back when with "Moonchild." Much of the song (which ... -> show full review
Comment by Semprini 7 years ago
9.6
Prog
Wilson completely lets loose and the result is fantastic. Remainder the Black Dog and Raider II are favourites but I love every song on this album.
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