Release date: 20 December 2007
Style: Depressive black metal

Rating:

8.8 | 49 votes

Owners:

52 have it
17 want it


01. Il Était Une Forêt... (Once Upon A Forest...)
02. Le Gala Des Gens Heureux (The Reception Of Happy People)
03. Cicatrice (Scar)
04. Veux-Tu Danser? (Do You Want To Dance?)
05. Profonde Misanthropie (Deep Misanthropy)
06. La Dryade (The Dryad)

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Staff review by
Troy Killjoy

Rating:
9.5
Depressive black metal
Canada
Sepulchral Productions

Line-up on the CD:
Icare - vocals, drums, violin, piano
Neptune - guitars, bass, cello

It's all about pain.

Having risen from the ashes of Niflheim, Canadian depressive black metal veterans Icare and Neptune continued treading their woeful path with Gris, further exemplifying their manic depression to the backdrop of recursive self-mutilation. The haunting melodies they achieve with this album make for a truly epic feel, capable of immersing the listener in a vat of pity while maintaining the ultimate goal of exposing humanity's immortal weakness: loneliness. Il Était Une Forêt... will burn through your security blanket and overturn all thoughts of optimism, leaving you disheveled and destitute...and begging for more.

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published 22.05.2010 | Comments (29)

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Boxcar Willy - 15.04.2012 at 00:46  
  A very nice album.
Alex Fenger - 28.09.2012 at 04:06  
Rating: 10 It's funny, the guy on MA who gave this an 18% also gave Illud Divinum Insanus 100%.... just thought i'd mention that
Oh and this is probably my favorite BM release of all time... this among like 3 others
Dinruth - 11.10.2013 at 14:17  
 
Written by Alex Fenger on 28.09.2012 at 04:06

It's funny, the guy on MA who gave this an 18% also gave Illud Divinum Insanus 100%.... just thought i'd mention that
Oh and this is probably my favorite BM release of all time... this among like 3 others


some people just can't recognize quality even when it his em in the face .. btw just purchased it, and I love it!!
Maco - 30.07.2014 at 06:15  
  Oh my god. La Dryade.
Troy Killjoy - 30.07.2014 at 20:08  
 
Written by Maco on 30.07.2014 at 06:15
Oh my god. La Dryade.

Right? I've probably listened to it over 100 times since I first discovered it. Such a beautiful way to close out an album.

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