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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 09:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love this album!

Amy Lee's vocals are amazingly good, and the songs are less suicidal but still quite dark. Unlike their previous work 'Fallen', this album sounds less like Linkin Park, and more like a heavier and more haunting version of Meat Loaf.

Along with Muse's 'Blackholes & Revelations' and Stadium Arcadium' from The Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'The Open Door' grabs a spot among the best albums of 2006.


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 09:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mm, I have to say I don't really like /that/ style of music but I'm quite pleased with that song of theirs...Ring Me When You're Sober or something to the like.




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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 09:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No.

I like Evanescence/Amy Lee but i don't think the last album is of the same quality as Fallen. Especially not worthy of the best cd of 2006 title. :P I'm VERY disappointed in them. Ben Moody was a very important person in that band and when he left in 2004 they got very repetetive.

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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 09:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Damn, close! Thanks. :)


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 09:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for the review, Dan!
I was thinking about buying this album, but I wasn't sure.


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 09:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mr.Jingles wrote:

I love this album!

Amy Lee's vocals a amazingly good, and the songs are less suicidal but still quite dark. Unlike their previous work 'Fallen', this album sounds less like Linkin Park, and more like a heavier and more haunting version of Meat Loaf.

Along with Muse's 'Blackholes & Revelations' and Stadium Arcadium' from The Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'The Open Door' grabs a spot among the best albums of 2006.


Heavier Meat Loaf.....ha ha ha


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 10:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<b><font color="#FF1493">The Fairy King wrote:

No.

I like Evanescence/Amy Lee but i don't think the last album is of the same quality as Fallen. Especially not worthy of the best cd of 2006 title. :P I'm VERY disappointed in them. Ben Moody was a very important person in that band and when he left in 2004 they got very repetetive.

"Call me when you're sober" at IGSM. ;)


I thought they were repetitive in 'Fallen'. The majority of songs were a "crying out for help". Perhaps that was the actual concept, but although the musical aspect was quite good I don't think I could stomach anoher "save me" from that album.

I was very skeptical about the outcome of Evanescence next work after the departure of Ben Moody. I thought that the album might either suck or be of slight less quality from 'Fallen'. From many aspects I consider 'The Open Door' superior.

Just for the vocal performance of Amy Lee, 'The Open Door' deserves enough praise. Personally I consider the music itself just about as great as her vocals.


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 10:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Haystacks Calhounski wrote:

Mr.Jingles wrote:

I love this album!

Amy Lee's vocals a amazingly good, and the songs are less suicidal but still quite dark. Unlike their previous work 'Fallen', this album sounds less like Linkin Park, and more like a heavier and more haunting version of Meat Loaf.

Along with Muse's 'Blackholes & Revelations' and Stadium Arcadium' from The Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'The Open Door' grabs a spot among the best albums of 2006.


Heavier Meat Loaf.....ha ha ha


LOL... I never thought Meat Loaf could get any heavier when I wrote that.


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 14:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh yeah, I like The Open Door.
Aamof, my first impression from "Fallen" was so strong that for these months I've been afraid about what their new one would be like without Ben Moody.
Well, my first impression from TOD was not so strong compared to "Fallen", i.e. I think "Fallen" has more songs that are easy to remember for the listeners and are easy to sing along for the audience as well, even though some sound haunted. Although the new one mostly sounds less haunted, I think they have succeeded in making another darker and heavier feeling and making use of Amy Lee's taste for classics.
As Mr. Jingles already wrote above, her vocals are worth listening to. Yeah, sound greater actually.

p.s. I do hope they will tour to my country in the near future.




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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 15:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

shes got a great voice


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Posted: 04 Oct 06, 17:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love Amy's voice she's got amazing range and clarity to her voice, She's my Female Freddie,Just got the Album cant wait to listen to it after your review Mr Jingles... xx aisha xx


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Posted: 05 Oct 06, 03:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'll always adore Amy. :D
And this album will grow on me eventually.



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Posted: 05 Oct 06, 09:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

She's damn hot.

I don't blame Ben Moody for leaving. With an ex-girlfriend as hot as Amy, I'd be jealous of having to work with her and at the same time see her with another dude.


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Posted: 06 Oct 06, 18:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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