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Sursum Luna
Funeral Oration
Sursum Luna
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
  •  Track Listings (13) - Disc #1


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All Artists: Funeral Oration
Title: Sursum Luna
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Avant-Garde
Release Date: 4/27/1999
Album Type: Import
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock, Metal
Style: American Alternative
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 017533165724

CD Reviews

Mr. Sean A. Mccabe | Wuxi, China | 01/04/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"First I will start by saying that this is not FUNERAL ORATION the punk band, this is FUNERAL ORATION the black/death metal band. As far as I know this is their only release, which is a shame because it's brilliant. I can't really think of any other band to compare them to, that's not to say that they are completely different to other bands the black/death genre, but they do have a sound of their own. It's not as raw as DARK THRONE or as slick as DIMMU BORGIR, so I guess it sits somewhere in the middle, with subtle use of spooky keyboards and truly vicious vocals. The production isn't great, but I think it suits the music, the drums do sound a bit weak at times, it seems to vary a bit song to song. After the first two tracks there is a piano interlude between each song that sound as if they were lifted from some old horror film, although these only last about a minute they greatly enhance the overall feel of the album. The artworks excellent too. I've owned it for about 3 years and I still play it often. Fans of slightly rawer black metal should check this out ASAP."