Pale Folklore - Agalloch
Track Listing
  1. She Painted Fire Across the Skyline, Pt. 1
  2. She Painted Fire Across the Skyline, Pt. 2
  3. She Painted Fire Across the Skyline, Pt. 3
  4. The Misshapen Steed
  5. Hallways of Enchanted Ebony
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  1. She Painted Fire Across the Skyline, Pt. 1
  2. She Painted Fire Across the Skyline, Pt. 2
  3. She Painted Fire Across the Skyline, Pt. 3
  4. The Misshapen Steed
  5. Hallways of Enchanted Ebony
  6. Dead Winter Days
  7. As Embers Dress the Sky
  8. The Melancholy Spirit
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Not only was Agalloch's Pale Folklore an astoundingly ambitious and accomplished debut, it made for a stark geographical anomaly, since its eclectic, avant-garde folk-metal was the sort of thing one would expect to emerge from Scandinavia -- not Portland, OR. Epic, atmospheric, deeply melancholy, yet extremely heavy, its songs showed the same level of daring cross-pollination as those of Norway's Ulver or Sweden's Opeth, as well as off-the-beaten-path experiments with folk music forms pioneered by Finland's Amorphis, among ...

Pale Folklore 2016, End Records

UPC: 654436072126

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