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Rome / Flowers From Exile
Album:Flowers From Exile Collection:General
Artist:Rome Added:07/2009
Label:Trisol Music Group Gmbh 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-08-02 Pull Date:2009-10-04 
Week Ending:4 Oct27 Sep20 Sep13 Sep6 Sep30 Aug23 Aug16 Aug
Airplays:12122331

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6.Wed, 30 Sep 09:Adam & Luke
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Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2009-09-01 
Fantastic neo-folk, regular folk and a bit of “martial pop” & ambient sounds from Luxemborg (it’s in Europe, look it up). ROME is primarily the work of JeRome Reuter whose evocative voice is a bit of Leonard Cohen & Scott Walker. The lyrics are all dedicated/about the Spanish Civil War & the survivors. Very melancholic and often sullen albeit pretty sounding.


(((((1)))) Ocean & violin, dialogue in Spanish
(((((2))))) Slow acoustic intro with slow vocals over samples of Italian dialogue. Beats come in around 2 min. Abrupt ending.
((((((3)))))) Pretty ballad with samples of Italian voices in a train station.
(((((4))))) Flowing flamenco styled guitars with dark & very nice vocals. Plus, samples in Spanish & German.
((((5)))) Ambient interlude with German voice (part translation: Without hate, Without a Flag
No Duke! No Savior!”
(((6))) Catchy but oddly Depeche Mode-gone acoustic sound. Not bad for what it is.
((((((7)))))) Nicely strummed acoustic guitars with the very smoky & Leonard Cohen-ish vocals with choral backing voices. Great stuff!
(((((8))))) Dark ambient piece with slow voice in what sounds like Italian.
(((((9))))) Melacholic, slow but very easy to follow neo-folk bliss.
(((((10)))))) Sombre and very catchy. Operatic German backing and a fantastic chorus and random wartime German samples.
(((11)))) Very mellow folkish pop. A little too mellow here though.
(((((((12))))))) Marital backing and spoken, thought provoking lyrics

Track Listing
1.To A Generation Of Destroyers 7.To Die Among Strangers
2.Accidents Of Gesture, The 8.A Culture Of Fragments
3.Odessa 9.We Who Fell In Love With The Sea
4.Secrets Sons Of Europe, The 10.Swords To Rust - Hearts To Dust
5.Hollow Self, The 11.Flowers From Exile
6.A Legacy Of Unrest 12.Flight In Formation