Tuesday 11 August 2020
Realisea - Mantelpeace (2020)
The debut album from this Dutch band.
The band is a quintet with a lineup of drums, percussion, bass, flute, guitars, keyboards and vocals.
The band had help from guest musicians who provided strings, woodwinds, synths and vocals.
The Netherlands has again given us a new band in the melodic neo-prog genre.
The vocals are both male and female here.
There are a lot of goth influences in their music and some progressive metal influences.
I would not agree with the band that there is some pop-rock here. The music is too complicated for that.
This genre they have released their album into is pretty over-crowed though. The music is slightly run-of-the-mill melodic neo-prog.
The music is fairly good. The vocals are really good and the musicians knows what they are doing.
The quality of the songs are not particular good.
This album ends somewhere between decent and good as I am not won over.