They've found their sound and are now refining it. Syrah's voice is perfection as always, Popp's instrumentation slips into the mix silkily and Fil's input is elegant; you know what to expect from these three and they deliver admirably but it is more of the same, it is not the Qntal I fell in love with on their previous two albums who just kept raising the bar. Perhaps they needed a breather, I'm not going to say that this album is a disappointment because it's not but it is fairly predictable. I suspect this one will be their most popular yet as it incorporates the rhythmic appeal of "Ozymandias" with the drifting ambient filmic saturation their last album "Silver Swan" was driven by.
Next time perhaps they'll dare a bit more and not play it so safe.
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