Mummy Dust - Ghost (32) - Meliora
Label: Loma Vista - LVR-37872-02,Rise Above Records - LVR-37872-02 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal
Meliora Latin for "the pursuit of something better" is the third studio album by Swedish rock band Ghost. In Septemberthe band released a special edition of the album, called Meliora Redux.
Ghost began crafting their third studio album, the follow-up to 's Infestissumamat the end of While trying out a new guitar rig during a rehearsal, the Ghoul created a "spacey echoed" effect that made a guitar riff sound "futuristic [and] sci-fi ". At this point, he had the idea for their next album. A Nameless Ghoul said that, because guitar took a backseat on Infestissumamthe band focused on guitar riffs from the beginning of the new album. He explained that part of this was achieved by having four different guitars, each played through three different amps, making four performances going through 12 Party Goggles - Various - Laurens Awesome Mix Vol.
1. A member of the band said that the pre-production, writing and arranging of Meliora took a long time, not allowing for the luxury of recording any non-album songs with the exception of "Zenith", which was left off the main album but added as an extra track to a limited edition.
Upon returning to Stockholm they had a "very, very lavish, stupid sort of procedure" in a large studio with multiple people coming in and going or just hanging around, of which he said "On one hand, you think it's good for morale to do that, but no, it wasn't, evidently, in the end. Musically, Meliora has been described as heavy metal   doom metal psychedelic rock progressive rock  hard rock   and pop rock.
A Nameless Ghoul said, "The lyrics deal with the void that happens when there is no god, when there is no one there to help you. But even then, there will always be some fucker there to give you guidance. And the band is basically portrayed as the religious party that comes in there with a guiding hand. We offer the one place in the world that is spiritual".
It's hard to live in a society if you're not willing to buy that you are in a collective, yet Mummy Dust - Ghost (32) - Meliora in the Western world, there is a big disregard for individual responsibility". Although Ghost used choirs on their previous album, they had a lot of issues doing so. This time, the band decided to go the extra mile and spend the necessary money.
A Nameless Ghoul said, "There are a lot of mellotron choirs on there because we wanted it to feel [a] little bit synthetic and simulated. The choir symbolizes the gothic element that comes in all of a sudden". Opening track "Spirit" utilized the "futuristic [and] sci-fi" guitar riff that gave a Nameless Ghoul the idea for the Meliora album.
A Nameless Ghoul called "From the Pinnacle to the Pit" a "truly stomping riff-based Have You Seen Your Mother Baby, Standing In The Shadow? #1 - The Rolling Stones - Black Box: Special, Led Zeppelin -style" and "something that would sound great coming out of a car stereo in an American high school parking lot".
The song "He Is" was Mummy Dust - Ghost (32) - Meliora in The band tried recording it for Infestissumambut after attempting to get it to "sound like Ghost" and adding and subtracting aspects, ultimately put it on the shelf. Discussing "Majesty", a Ghoul said, "Lyrically, it's on one hand a Mummy Dust - Ghost (32) - Meliora about the dark lord of the underworld.
On the other hand it paints a picture of a swarm of people, whom in a world of complete disaster, idolizes an authority that is clearly looking down upon them. How to love something that hates you back. On May 29,Meliora' s artwork and track listing were revealed to the public. A music video for the song, directed by Roboshobo, premiered on June 8. The song "Absolution" was released for streaming on July During a concert on October 6 in St.
Meliora received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 78, which indicates "generally favorable reviews", based on 12 reviews.
Meliora Das Ist Die Liebe Der Matrosen - Various - In Fröhlicher Runde certified platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry in Novemberfor sales of 40, All writing credited to Mummy Dust - Ghost (32) - Meliora Ghoul Writer" in the booklet.
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