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Release date: 26 April 2004
Style: Progressive metal, Power metal

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8.6 | 294 votes

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01. A Touch Of Blessing
02. Ambassador
03. In The Wake Of The Weary
04. Harmless Wishes
05. Waking Up Blind
06. More Than Ever
07. The Essence Of Conviction
08. Where All Good Sleep
09. Faith Restored
10. When The Walls Go Down

Acoustic live session in France [special edition bonus]
11. I'm Sorry
12. Recreation Day
13. Madness Caught Another Victim

Review
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Staff review by
Ivan

Rating:
9.5
The sound of this album has a typical Evergrey stamp on it, but it's definitely more advanced musically - this album takes Evergrey to a new level. The one track that really stands out is the quiet and bluesy Waking Up Blind is beautiful to tears - very emotional piece and nothing like Evergrey's previous works. Tom's wife Carina provides the trademark female vocals on some tracks, and a nice new addition - the Gothenburg Symphony string quartet provides the gloomy atmosphere.

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published 30.04.2004 | Comments (6)

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Windiz - 05.10.2010 at 23:11  
Rating: 10 Evergrey's highest peak point thus far, would be awesome if they did another concept album, with similar quality. Simply perfect, I really have no words to describe.
Stunning Cactus - 22.08.2013 at 08:23  
  I am half way through this album right now, and I can honestly say I love it. Truly beautiful material, and so ORIGINAL sounding too! The band is obviously comprised of unique songwriters and excellent musicians. Not to mention, the haunting, emotional timbre of the singer's voice is infectious.

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