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Flowers Of Evil

Ulver

Flowers Of Evil

Album number twelve from the Norwegian experimental black metal collective

ADM rating[?]

6.5

Label
House Of Mythology
UK Release date
28/08/2020
US Release date
28/08/2020
  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    The music on Flowers of Evil traverses with jarring effectiveness both past and future. Its songs explore grief, hysteria, madness, vulnerability, and romance as inseparable and indelible aspects of the human spirt, resulting in a masterwork of the familiar and the disorienting
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  2. 7.0 |   music OMH

    Ultimately, Flowers Of Hell finds Ulver at a point where they may be feeling the need to move and change once again. Having explored the possibilities of mixing weighty themes and doomladen lyrics with “fluffy” disco tunes whilst taking a nostalgic look over their remarkable career, the path is clear for something new
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  3. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    This album proves that they've hit a sound they could reasonably pull from for the remainder of their career
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  4. 6.8 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Should represent an erasure of the false dichotomy of high art and base pleasures, but it feels like a middle ground strewn with the negative qualities of both, and will likely leave its audience in that chocolate-on-face state of feeling oversatiated and a little cheap
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  5. 6.0 |   Kerrang!

    From scratchy lo-fi black metal that sounded like it was recorded in a biscuit tin to extremely accessible and upbeat pop music, there’s seemingly nothing these Norwegians can’t (and won’t) do
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