Sunday 16 June 2019

Tirith. The - A Leap Into The Dark (2019)

The second album from this UK band.

The Tirith is a trio with a lineup of keyboards, bass, drums, guitars, percussion and vocals.
A guest musician added extra keyboards.

I was not impressed by this trio's 2015 debut album Tales From The Tower. You can read my review here.

The band is again operating in the crossroads between 1980s neo-prog, heavy prog and progressive metal.

The 1980s neo-prog sound is very notable throughout these seventy minutes. Pendragon, Pallas and IQ is good references.

It sounds to me like we here have a neo-prog retro band on our hands. That is a first......

The vocals and the other instruments sounds like that. Ditto for the songs who are also leaning towards the new-romantics wave...... the wave of bands including Duran Duran.

I am again far from being impressed with this band. The music is genuine lacking in quality and good songs. The vocals does not rise the standards either.

This is a decent album but nothing more than that, I am afraid.

2 points

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