Label: Mascot Records
- And Still It Bleeds (7'45")
- Already Dead (3'20")
- Pictures Of You (6'01")
- Flesh (14'18")
- Missing From The Chain (4'53")
- The River (4'05")
- Half As Bad (3'32")
- Back In Sight (7'20")
- Oliver Philipps: vocals, guitars, piano & keyboards
- Christian "Moschus" Moos: drums & percussion
- Ulli Hoever: guitars
- Schymy: bass
- Judith Stüber: Female vocals on "Already Dead" and "The River"
- Donja Djember: Cello on "And Still It Bleeds"
- Gabi Ziebell: Violin
- Paula Sandu: Viola
- Zdenek Bezusek: Cello
- Oliver Thiele: music & keyboard arrangement on "Back In Sight"
The second studio album by Everon this year and sixth of their discography. As
we expected, "Flesh" is different than "Bridge", in what is a similar maneuver
to that of Ayreon with its Migrators. "Flesh" is an album that explores the least
hard, more romantic, ballad like and symphonic facet of the group, with use
of abundant piano, besides not habitual instruments of the group as cellos
and violins, a simple, very slightly progressive album, without pretensions,
replete of ballads and mid tempo songs, but nevertheless, I think some of
them are very well.
When I listened to it the first time, this album seemed to be to me very
mediocre, but with more listenings I have been getting into the disc,
and already it has convinced me, simple enough songs composed and
interpreted with good taste.
The only track that could be really qualified as progressive would be "Flesh",
14 minutes long. For me, probably, the best of the band history, an enough
changing theme, where we have the only hard parts of the album, and a great
vocal job by Oliver Phillips. Also others seem very good like "And Still it
Bleeds", "Already Dead" with a pretty vocal duet with the guest female singer,
and "Missing from the Chain", a ballad without rhythmic section and with many
cellos and violins.
The rest of the tracks are also good.
All in all, ballads and mid tempos, besides a progressive track, in a disk
less hard than usual. Simple tracks but well performed and composed. It's worth