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There’s an aching, longing melancholy at the core of Woods 5 that has nothing to do with circumstance. The power is in the songwriting and the manner of lyrical expression. The sadness over the band’s fallen guitarist and vocalist makes it almost painful to listen to, but when the immediate emotion fades with the passage of time, the deep, personal honesty and musical quality will remain.

Tom Dare returns to Thrash Hits with a review of Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light - the final Woods of Ypres album before the death of David Gold.

There’s an aching, longing melancholy at the core of Woods 5 that has nothing to do with circumstance. The power is in the songwriting and the manner of lyrical expression. The sadness over the band’s fallen guitarist and vocalist makes it almost painful to listen to, but when the immediate emotion fades with the passage of time, the deep, personal honesty and musical quality will remain.

Tom Dare returns to Thrash Hits with a review of Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light - the final Woods of Ypres album before the death of David Gold.

2 years ago

  1. fiveserpentsteeth reblogged this from thrashhits and added:
    Great album.
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