My bed is so POLLED without you in it - Chelsea Wolfe LP/EP poll

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Went with "Abyss" which is a little more diverse than "Hiss Spun" - electronics are less integrated, just as heavy but with some more sublime moments.

Thoughts on the others

Unknown Rooms: Wolfe's solo acoustic album other than the mostly acoustic EP "Hypnos" which is a delightful downer

Pain Is Beauty: Precursor to Abyss, forays into trip-hop and dream pop interspliced with heavy tracks

Prayer for The Unborn: Short EP with some gnarly riffs and angry af

Hiss Spun: perfect encapsulation of the doom metal Wolfe was exploring on "Iron Moon" (Abyss) stretched out to album form.

Special mention: i love you all the time, single for Bataclan support - dream pop that would make lynch proud

Poll Results

OptionVotes
8. Abyss 4
9. Hiss Spun 2
6. Unknown Rooms 1
10. Prayer for The Unborn (EP) 0
7. Pain Is Beauty 0
1. Mistake in Parting 0
5. Ἀποκάλυψις 0
4. The Grime and The Glow 0
3. Soundtrack VHS/Remixes 0
2. Soundtrack VHS/Gold 0
11. Hypnos (EP) 0


after party for the apocalypse (Ross), Tuesday, 24 April 2018 18:36 (five months ago) Permalink

Also Hypnos contains demos of tracks from Abyss, so it's essential

after party for the apocalypse (Ross), Tuesday, 24 April 2018 18:41 (five months ago) Permalink

No love for Chelsea here?

after party for the apocalypse (Ross), Wednesday, 25 April 2018 15:39 (five months ago) Permalink

As a metal guy it was between Abyss and Hiss Spun for me. Went with the newer one but it really depends on my mood.

Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Thursday, 26 April 2018 04:57 (five months ago) Permalink

fair answer, metal was sprinkled throughout Pain is Beauty and Prayer but the last two really sold that feel

done and dusted (Ross), Thursday, 26 April 2018 05:58 (five months ago) Permalink

I love them all but Hiss Spun is my favourite. While I do occasionally miss the greater timbral variety of Abyss, it's her most consistent album songwriting-wise.

pomenitul, Thursday, 26 April 2018 14:01 (five months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Saturday, 12 May 2018 00:01 (five months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Sunday, 13 May 2018 00:01 (five months ago) Permalink


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