Katatonia - Last Fair Deal Gone Down

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Release date: 8 May 2001
Style: Alternative rock, Gothic doom metal


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01. Dispossession
02. Chrome
03. We Must Bury You
04. Teargas
05. I Transpire
06. Tonight's Music
07. Clean Today
08. The Future Of Speech
09. Passing Bird
10. Sweet Nurse
11. Don't Tell A Soul
12. Sulfur [2004 Re-Release bonus]
13. March 4 [2004 Re-Release bonus]
14. Help Me Disappear [2004 Re-Release bonus]

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Over the course of a decade, Katatonia have grown from their blackened doom origins to one of the best bands in music today. With each of their previous four offerings, they have explored themes of emotional isolation and melancholy through various musical expressions, and in so doing have become innovators and an inspiration for others. With Last Fair Deal Gone Down, the band's fifth release, Katatonia have achieved their most complete and convincing work to date, creating an album that almost makes their past efforts seem merely pedestrian by comparison.

published 18.09.2003 | Comments (8)

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21.02.2012 - 17:24
Rating: 9
Metal Addict
One of the greatest albums in the modern history of Katatonia, topped only by Viva Emptiness, in my opinion. One can clearly hear big improvements in both band's songwriting ability and vocal performance of Jonas Renkse compared with Discouraged Ones and Tonight's Decision.
Besides, this album contains one of my favourite Katatonia songs ever - Sweet Nurse.
"And we are not who we think we are
We are who we're afraid to be"
- Lux Occulta "The Opening of Eleventh Sephirah"
21.02.2012 - 21:29
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"Tonight's Music", definitely.
Or maybe "Chrome".
Or perhaps "Dispossession"?

Oh fuck, except for "Passing Bird" (one of my least fav of Katatonia) they're all wonderful.

21.02.2012 - 21:58
Rating: 8
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Written by Guest on 21.02.2012 at 21:29


He who is not bold enough
to be stared at from across the abyss
is not bold enough
to stare into it himself.
27.02.2012 - 23:49
Rating: 10
Teargas without any doubt.
Live it is something incomparable ^_^
12.06.2012 - 05:53
Rating: 8
Shadow King
This album is simply great, I have a funny story with the song "We Must Bury You", in which I made a vocal cover on Youtube that absolutely sucked. The song is awesome, but the cover was extremely forced. This album will always leave a special impact on me. Katatonia for life! \m/ Btw, my favorite song on the album is either Dispossession, Clean Today, or The Future of Speech (Don't make me choose!!).
...And so death to the falsity of thy former rulers. Thy kingdom of "heaven" burns in a field of fire, and Dentura is the one true God thou must yield thy hearts and souls to in absolute submission. It is his ultimate decree and will unto thee..
29.09.2012 - 07:13
Rating: 8
Evil Chip
Their best after BMD. Very sad record.
31.10.2013 - 01:23
Rating: 9
I absolutely love Teargas, i also like very much Sweet Nurse but the song that speaks on my soul (musicaly) is Tonights Music.... AMAZING... the midle era of this band is just terrific.....
Υou've sold your human essence to the cold world of dead and empty things... You're SOLD!

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