Széles témakört ölel fel, úgymint szerelem, veszteség, vágyakozás, szexualitás és megértés. It's not an album for easy listening of course, it's a pretty complex one with it's wide variety of emotions and approaches, you can't judge it by several listenings. Pure metal fans might scoff at the previous sentence but such is the power and beauty of music. Though I don't consider 'Remedy Lane' as the best effort of this band, nor an excellent album, this is a real great album and it has some real Though I don't consider 'Remedy Lane' as the best effort of this band, nor an excellent album, this is a real great album and it has some real brilliant moments within that takes some time to comprehend. It ends up slowly after two minutes and a bit, and leads to the next song 'Ending Theme'. Remedy Lane is the fourth album by Swedish progressive rock band Pain of Salvation, released in January 2002. "Ending Theme," "Fandango," "This Heart of Mine (I Pledge)," "Undertow," and "Beyond the Pale". Pain Of Salvation's 4th installment:- 2002's opus of 'Remedy Lane' remains the best album of this thought provoking and key progressive rock/metal band in my opinion. I first heard of Pain of Salvation shortly after the release of ‘Remedy Lane’ in 2002. Oh well. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. But once I started I just couldn’t stop listening to them nor believe that I had overlooked a band this amazingly good for so long. There's nothing you can do to ease my pain I am so, so sorry but if you love me you must let go Two young souls in the dance of a chain sling Love once born from the ink of Solitude Bidding to dance in the swing of a rope end Walking their Remedy Lane through this interlude of pain Who will be there now When I lose my one true love? Truly unfortunate but then again, life is never fair and these guys are hands-down one of the most underrated scene on the scene! It is a concept album focusing on a character’s search for self-discovery. UNFORGOTTEN sexuality OUT! " There is a lot of confusion in the song, a lot of questions and open tails, it's about someone who's looking for answers, who's prepare for a meeting, a lot of stress and confusion. From the tragic miscarriage of "A Trace of Blood" to the scarred untouchable love in "Ending Theme", everybody becomes removed from the protagonist in some way. The album, written by guitarist and vocalist Daniel Gildenlöw, is semi-autobiographical in nature. 06. [citation needed]. Pretty simple song for this type of album, but very intense and flowing just great. But this is a more personal one, dealing with different crisis in a relationship. Pain of Salvation discography and songs: Music profile for Pain of Salvation, formed 1984. On 12 May 2003, Pain of Salvation recorded an acoustic concert in their hometown of Eskilstuna before a crowd of 80. Genres: Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock, Acoustic Rock. You shouldn't listen to it until you've gotten used to their style. It sucker punched me right in the feels. There are actually a few prog metal break downs the recall a darker Scenes from a Memory, but it actually feels a little out of place when a key/guitar run occurs in the middle of "Rope Ends". Nearly every emotion is covered and the numerous topics covered include regret and reflection ("Ending Theme," "Waking Every God," "Beyond the Pale"), troubled relationships ("Fandango," "Chain Sling"), a tragic miscarriage ("A Trace of Blood"), love and happiness ("This Heart of Mine (I Pledge)," "Second Love"), ambition at the expense of loss ("Undertow"), and the attempted suicide of a loved one ("Rope Ends"). My advice, get this album. Period! Remedy Lane is the fourth full length album from Swedish progressive group, Pain Of Salvation. [1], While both Remedy Lane and Pain of Salvation's second album, One Hour by the Concrete Lake, feature a protagonist searching for self-discovery, Remedy Lane addresses a wider variety of themes, including love, loss, lust, sex and self-understanding. Just his voice alone has an omnipresence about it, causing you frequently to ignore the surrounding music and just focus on his singing--which has an alternatingly sinister yet beautiful quality. 90%) Songs; ... "Remedy Lane" begins with track one, and goes into three chapters: Chapter One: tracks two through six. Remedy Lane is a chronicle of events in the life of Daniel Gildenlow, and as such his emotion and lyrical genius shines through in every song (save perhaps "Second Love"). Standout tracks: All but anyway “Ending Theme”, “Trace Of Blood”, “This Heart Of Mine”, “Dryad Of The Woods” “Waking Every God” and “Beyond The Pale”. 'This Heart Of Mine' is a kinda cheesy love song, it isn't a real progressive song, it has two verses, chorus and little c-part. He was later involved in “BE” and “Scarsick”, but always in the periphery, since we were taking new directions in our sound and production … As always (except their debut album) 'Remedy Lane' is a concept album. All music by Daniel Gildenlöw, except instrumental part of "Rope Ends" by Daniel Gildenlöw and Fredrik Hermansson. It's just plain prog and the few heavy riffs that sneak in aren't really arranged in a way that screams 'metal' at you. A Trace Of Blood. They have a sound that I like to describe as being like a cross between Dream Theater and Faith No More with a little Nevermore thrown in for good measure. Sweden's Pain of Salvation had been flirting with a breakthrough sound on each of its previous releases and finally achieved it on Remedy Lane.The true definition of the term progressive is often debated in musical circles and a solid case can be made that too many "prog" bands have relied on a proven formula rather than musical exploration and boundary pushing. However, this album unlike their previous ones doesn’t have a central theme rather focusing on Daniel’s own conflicts and personal struggles during his childhood. Along with bands like Dream Theater and Symphony X, Pain of Salvation continues to help drive the progressive metal movement with releases that are thought provoking and filled with great songwriting and superior musical achievements. The album turned the personal level up to ten with an incredible look at grief and ruin, all in the guise of a damaged sexual affair. However, the Official Pain of Salvation Website shows the song as inserted between "Dryad of the Woods" and "Remedy Lane". Overview ↓ Biography ↓ Discography ↓ Songs ↓ Credits ↓ Related ↓ In short, with Remedy Lane Re: visited (Re: mix) Pain of Salvation and mixer Jens Bogren have created a masterpiece of a masterpiece. And they do this a bunch of times throughout the album, though never as irritatingly. Cons: I of a few years ago. It doesn’t have the lyrical depth of Remedy Lane.It doesn’t have the genre defining feel of The Perfect Element.It doesn’t have the ‘70s aspect of … album: "Remedy Lane" (2002) Of Two Beginnings. I mean with lyrics like “Ending theme, Ending theme, Ripping at the seams for an opening (To be honest, I don't know what I'm looking for)” and “And I have always tried to calm things down, swallow down, swallow down, It's just another small thorn in my crown, But suddenly one day there was just too much blood in my eyes, and I had to take this walk down remedy lane of when's and why’s...” if that fact is still not evident then you should probably get your ears checked. You'll find something on here that speaks to you. And those moments are worth the world. Genres: Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock, Acoustic Rock. I'm pretty sure that if I ever get married, I'll be using the chorus of "This Heart of Mine" as part of my wedding vows and "Undertow" sounds like it'd be an interesting song to play at one's funeral. (while) ALL HER (life) SHE WAS (an) OBJECT (be) UNTOUCHED The songs themselves are also packed with a good deal of variety and range from somber mid-tempo tracks ("Ending Theme," "Undertow"), progressive mindfucks ("Fandango," "Rope Ends," "Chain Sling," "Beyond the Pale"), more upbeat songs ("A Trace of Blood," "Waking Every God"), love ballads ("This Heart of Mine (I Pledge)", "Second Love"), and a sweet acoustic instrumental ("Dryad of the Woods"). Az album jelentős része önéletrajzi események alapján íródott. In other words, Boris would hate this record. Released in 2002, “Remedy Lane” is perhaps the definitive album from the band, hailed as an absolute masterpiece by many. The song structures are wild and complex in their dissonance, the instruments are performed with technical ease, and the vocals of singer/guitarist Daniel Gildenlow range from passionate to absolutely insane. 'A Trace Of Blood' is an amazingly breathtaking song. 1) The album's actual storyline is a little hard to figure out at times Not the case at all. 4) Powerful lyrics Not a bad track, but not at the same level with the rest of the songs. It's confusing and it sucks. My first Pain of Salvation album, and it showed me how great the band was, and is still great until today. It is a concept album focusing on a character's search for self-discovery. The lyrics are occasionally a little more verbose than they need to be, but in general there is a real gift for memorable phrases (often repeated throughout the story) and getting across emotions like pain, sorrow, and uhhh... pain. Well, my internet review anyway. Of Course, the music itself is a expertly distilled concoction of a hard rock template with an array of sounds and nuances from across the musical spectrum. I honestly don’t think mere words can describe the sheer artistic brilliance of this record, but hey at least I tried. Even the guitar solos are truly laden with melodic goodness and feel, just in case you were wondering. Maybe the later albums don’t show it but there is no doubt that underrated axeman Johan Hallgren does play a vital part in making the music as insanely good as it is and is not merely a ‘filler’ guitarist just being there while Daniel shows off his chops. IMO, Labrie's vocals pale in comparison to some other bands in the genre that I've heard. During the Remedy Tour, Pain of Salvation opened for Dream Theater. Beautiful Spanish style acoustic guitars, ridiculously catchy chorus, and a handful of brilliant vocal performances. It's intellectual, classy, and thought-provoking. Not as shockingly brilliant, but it contains enough gems to really sit back and enjoy yourself for an hour. Let's not talk about "Second Love", a song that sounds like (and may've been) written by Daniel when he was roughly twelve. This album is the exact opposite of one one dimensional music, it just varies so much without strain itself even a bit, it's just real emotive album. Imagine the capitalized bits being barked in a terrible harsh vocal while another guy in a high yelp says the lower case words in some sort of counter time combination. Think of any mood you can think of: sadness, happiness, disappointment, fear, rage, love, pain... he can put you there easily. Led by the multi-talented Daniel Gildenlow, this album marks another huge step for PoS to the point of being one of the leaders of the current progressive scene. Pros: Speaking of lyrics, this is a concept album like every other Pain of Salvation release and revolves around themes of regret and remembering one's past. Current Favorites: Ending Theme. Oh well, such is life. It's really one of the best acoustic songs ever written in my book. ), there are some... odd writing choices musically. I think "Be" is a bit too intense for a first listen. 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