Somos - Prison On A Hill (Oct 11, 2019) Album • Page 4

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  1. Carrow

    Japanese Bonus Track

    The drop into half time on New Blood!!!
     
  2. matthaber

    beautiful and chequered, the end

    chorus on mediterranean is some straight up stadium rock shit
     
  3. KidLightning

    Not that kind of lawyer. Supporter

    Not super familiar with this band, but excited to check this out based on the reactions here. Obviously I wish it were under better circumstances but, given Phil’s passing, instantly purchased when I saw this available.
     
  4. matthaber

    beautiful and chequered, the end

    Im exited to dive into the lyrics as this band has always been good at interweaving their songs with strong political messages
     
  5. TomG

    Regular Supporter

    How’s this compare to temple of plenty or first day back? I was not crazy about first day back but loved temple of plenty
     
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  6. matthaber

    beautiful and chequered, the end

    rawness of temple of plenty but with a lot more experimentation in sounds/textures/lots of synths/etc.
     
  7. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    Very different from both, has a 80s vibes - uses a lot of the sonic leanings from FDB, but with the energy of ToP
     
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  8. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    My Way to You is mint
     
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  9. jordalsh

    never let them see the scales Prestigious

    this is SO good
     
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  10. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    This is officially one of my favorite 3 run of albums of all time
     
  11. matthaber

    beautiful and chequered, the end

    Even If I had enough money for the surgery
    id be afraid of the drugs that they give to me
     
  12. jordalsh

    never let them see the scales Prestigious

    temporary hope fuck

    nice to know the price to pay is firmly out of reach for us
     
  13. jordalsh

    never let them see the scales Prestigious

    dreamless. magical

    meanwhile, here, the lights have gone out.
     
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  14. Tom

    It's way too late, or much too early Prestigious

    I’m halfway through the album as of now and I absolutely love it.
     
  15. Yeah, instant purchase. Gonna get out of the office in a minute for some lunch and listen to this. Fully expecting greatness and to be emotional as fuck. RIP Phil.
     
  16. kkhawk24

    Newbie

    Just finished my first listen and this kept getting better and better. Dreamless was a hell of a closer.
     
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  17. Donnie Ruth

    Trusted Supporter

    This album is fucking good.
     
  18. I was not going to pause to comment on this but I just finished My Way To You and like. What the fuck. I’m in awe of how great that was
     
  19. congruence

    Got a light?

    I was a pretty huge fan of their last two releases so I can't imagine how great this is gonna be based on these reactions, unfortunately have to wait until tonight to listen in full
     
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  20. trevorshmevor Aug 12, 2019
    (Last edited: Aug 12, 2019)
    Man. There are just SO many stand out moments on this. These guys really came through with a wonderful record that sounds nothing like their peers or much else in general. Feels so fresh while also being such a balanced blend of their previous LPs. I do wish the overall production was a little punchier — some of the drum panning stuff is a little weird too, but that’s really my only initial nitpick criticism
     
  21. astereo

    east coast Supporter

    I always take the long way home just in case they’re aiming from the rooftops
     
  22. Yellowcard2006 Aug 12, 2019
    (Last edited: Aug 12, 2019)
    Yellowcard2006

    Trusted

    Feels horrible to be listening to this album so early considering the context but this really is amazing. On first listen this album is clearly standing out as the best they've done for me. Phil played the synth on First Day Back so I assume he also played on this in addition to guitar. My understanding was he was a pretty big part of the writing aspect and was a founding member.
     
  23. disambigujason

    Formerly js977 Supporter

    Yea just echoing that this is really good. Synth works great with the signature somos vocals.
     
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  24. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    Mediterranean is legit an insane Arena Rock song
     
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  25. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    Synthwork on Young Believers is beautiful