Nav_image
Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image
Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image Nav_image
Nav_image
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 16 of 16

Thread: What do you think Cradle of Filth's best song is?

  1. #11
    Spawning Forth The Snake spaceSuicide's Avatar
    Join Date: 06.20.09
    Location: North Carolina
    Posts: 3,103
    Rank: 15 Gauge
    Follow spaceSuicide On Twitter Add spaceSuicide on Facebook Follow spaceSuicide on Tumblr

    Default

    I'll name from "different eras"

    Funeral In Carpathia

    Saffron's Curse

    The Death of Love

    Blackest Magick in Practice


    P.S. Hammer of the Witches is the best album they've had since Midian as far as 100% for 100% consistency too. Hope the follow up is just as great.
    I use words sharp as a sword

  2. Like 2 Member(s) liked this post
  3. #12
    Eater of Corpses The Ghoul's Avatar
    Join Date: 07.03.09
    Location: Qc, Canada
    Posts: 412
    Rank: Glass Jaw

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by spaceSuicide View Post
    P.S. Hammer of the Witches is the best album they've had since Midian as far as 100% for 100% consistency too. Hope the follow up is just as great.
    Agreed. But then the bar wasn't set very high... Both Nymphetamine and Thornography are the nadir of their discography. Goodspeed, Darkly and Manticore were all better, but sounded quite interchangeable soundwise. Except 2 or 3 tracks, I'd have trouble telling which song belongs to which album if put on random.

    But Hammer was great. The departure of Paul Allender was needed as it was obvious his songwriting was getting stale by then. And with CoF re-issuing their Total Fucking Darkness demo as well as the release of the majestic original version of Dusk and increase of old tracks in their setlist, I hope the next one captures their glorious past even more.


  4. Like 2 Member(s) liked this post
  5. #13
    Omniscient Iniquitous Dirge Inferno's Avatar
    Join Date: 02.25.12
    Location: Aldinga, South Australia
    Posts: 468
    Rank: Glass Jaw
    Follow Dirge Inferno On Twitter Add Dirge Inferno on Facebook Follow Dirge Inferno on Tumblr Visit Dirge Inferno's Youtube Channel Visit Dirge Inferno's Instagram Channel

    Default

    Hammer of the Witches is definitely up there with the Dusk-Midian era, I hope they continue to go down that path. Although Paul Allender wrote a lot of the material for Dusk and Midian he was obviously losing interest in writing that type of music.

  6. #14
    zsera's Avatar
    Join Date: 04.09.12
    Posts: 27
    Rank: Brilliant Slut

    Default

    I Love the manticore album, but Damnation in my opinion was their peak, and my favorite track is Presents from the poisoned heart (cant remember the correct name LOL)

  7. Like 1 Member(s) liked this post
  8. #15
    Omniscient Iniquitous Dirge Inferno's Avatar
    Join Date: 02.25.12
    Location: Aldinga, South Australia
    Posts: 468
    Rank: Glass Jaw
    Follow Dirge Inferno On Twitter Add Dirge Inferno on Facebook Follow Dirge Inferno on Tumblr Visit Dirge Inferno's Youtube Channel Visit Dirge Inferno's Instagram Channel

    Default

    I can see the appeal of Damnation and a Day, I like it, but I wouldn't call it my favourite.

  9. #16
    Eater of Corpses The Ghoul's Avatar
    Join Date: 07.03.09
    Location: Qc, Canada
    Posts: 412
    Rank: Glass Jaw

    Default

    DaaD suffered from over ambition I think. The orchestration and choir were superb as was the concept of the record. However I feel the album is a bit too long with too many filler songs. The impact would have been a lot stronger with a fewer, more developed songs. I think it's a problem they've been having since then, all their recent ones are like 75mins long with about 15 songs. Back in the mid 90, their album had about 8 songs (excluding intro and interludes), and the song were more epic in scope, there was more variation within a song it allowed the composition to breathe and develop.

    However, Damnation still features some gems, like The Promise of Fever, An Enemy Led the Tempest and The Smoke of Her Burning.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

NEWS | TOUR | BIOGRAPHIES | DISCOGRAPHY | VIDEOGRAPHY | GALLERY | MEDIA & INTERVIEWS
MANSON'S JOURNAL | ESSAYS & ANALYSIS | TIMELINE | FORUM | THEATRE | INFORMATION & LINKS