Reptyle | A High And Lonely Place

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A High And Lonely Place

by Reptyle

Old school gothic-rock with epic songs and deep voice. A characteristic sounding band from Germany.
Genre: Rock: Goth
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1. Intro (The Red Unblinking Night)
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2. The Light (Martyr's Song Part I)
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3. In Hell
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4. The Scourge (Martyr's Song Part II)
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5. Green Land
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6. (And The Devil Said) Because
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7. Descent to Heaven
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8. A High and Lonely Place
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9. Calix Babilon
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10. Massacre Celebration
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11. Redemption Street
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Old School Gothic-Rock is back!

A secret recommendation within the Gothic underground since a long time: The music by the band Reptyle from Bielefeld / Germany. Their complex and catching compositions have been presented to an audience of connoisseurs through numerous live performances, laying the foundation for a large fan community that feverishly awaited Reptyle’s debut CD "A High And Lonely Place" that finally came out in 2004.

Feeling, song writing and structure seek their orientation in true old school Gothic-Rock of the late 80s, yet being far beyond simple copies of what’s already been done. Through many independent elements this work walks in line with many masterpieces of that time. Their rich and dense arrangements or the use of synthesizers, coupled with powerful vocals and uncompromising guitar work, are by no means pushed close to an approach of mainstream music. All elements are perfect in synchronization and stylistic use.

In our modern days some "trend oriented" people think Gothic-Rock to be yesterday’s news, reduced to some commercial outgrowth of the 80s. However, all corrosions of those years can’t make one forget that Gothic-Rock, unlike any other genre, has united strength, glamour and despair of 30 years of Rock’n’Roll. From The Doors over Joy Division, Nick Cave and Fields Of The Nephilim up to Tiamat or Paradise Lost – Gothic-Rock is a tradition that bestowed a dimension of depth and reality on to cheap entertainment, representing immortality beyond sales numbers.

"A High And Lonely Place" is meant to be a statement; a tribute - less to past "heroes", but rather to those who kept and still keep the flame of Gothic-Rock alive.


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