Sirenia – Dim Days of Dolor

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For starters, front-woman Ailyn is long gone and I must say, she shan’t be missed. Yes, Sirenia has swapped their squeaky, squealy,  X-Factor drop out in favor of Emmanuelle Zoldan, an equally attractive and much more talented opera singer from France. The improvement in quality from one singer to the other cannot be understated. It’s apparent from the opening moments of “Goddess of the Sea.” Emmanuelle is just better. Leagues better. Reminiscent of ex-Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen, Emmanuelle is both more powerful and more diverse than Ailyn, and her voice is a major reason many of the tracks on the album are enjoyable.

Review@AngryMetalGuy

Rating: 3.0/5.0
Origin: Norway
Worldwide Release: November 11th, 2016

Tracklist:
01. Goddess of the Sea 04:41
02. Dim Days of Dolor 04:40
03. The 12th Hour 06:36
04. Treasure n’ Treason 04:54
05. Cloud Nine 05:14
06. Veil of Winter 05:29
07. Ashes to Ashes 04:36
08. Elusive Sun 05:22
09. Playing with Fire 05:05
10. Fifth Column 06:02
11. Aeon’s Embrace 03:55
12. Aeon’s Embrace (French version) (Bonus Track) 03:55
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Total playing time: 1:00:29

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