Riverside Out of Myself

Info about Riverside - Out of Myself
Artist Riverside
Year 2004
Release Date
21. Sep 2004
Type
Studio Album
Play Time 53:11
Added by Soul Dreamer 16 years ago
Importance Major release
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8.7 x24
Technical Neo Prog Post Metal/Rock
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24 users rate this album 7.0 or better, nobody rates it lower. 13 users think it is prog, two users think it is merely related to prog and nobody thinks that it's not prog. show details
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Review by Lofcaudio 15 years ago <Permalink>
8.3
Prog Metal
This Polish Prog-Metal act really put a nice album together with Out of Myself. I first purchased Second Life Syndrome due to the high ratings that it was given on this site. I enjoyed that album immensely; and thus, went ahead and purchased their first complete album which I am now evaluating.

The Same River Great first song to the album. This is a much stronger opening track than what you will find on Second Life Syndrome ("After") as it incorporates all sorts of progressive elements over the course of its 12 minute length. While some may find it a bit dark and brooding, I find this to be a stunning song and the best on the whole album, in my opinion. It is mostly instrumental with vocals not beginning until a good five minutes into the song.

Out of Myself The title track picks up where The Same River left off by delivering another outstanding arrangement, while using more vocals for additional texture to the sound.

I Believe The third track is a strong ballad with a nice melody and lyrics. Even though I like this song, it is probably the weakest song on the whole album. Overall, Riverside does a very nice job with their ballads.

Reality Dream Riverside can do ballads and they can do instrumentals. In fact, their instrumental sections are usually my favorite parts of their music. Please don't get me wrong. I think Mariusz Duda has a great voice for progressive metal. It is soothing at times and can also be a bit violent. But this group really shines when given some time to just jam out and that is what it sounds like they do with this instrumental song. It is a precursor to not only additional "dreams" to come in the future, but also provides a very similar sound to what will be ... -> show full review
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