Release date: 3 August 2007
Style: Black metal, Shoegaze

Rating:

8.6 | 436 votes

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411 have it
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01. Printemps Emeraude
02. Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde
03. Les Iris
04. Ciel Errant
05. Sur L'autre Rive Je T'attendrai
06. Tir Nan Og

The best debut album of 2007

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Additional info
Label: Prophecy Productions
France: 2007
Length: 41:24

Lineup on the CD:
Vocals & All The Instruments: Neige

Guest musician:
Vocals on "Sur L'Autre Rive Je T'Attendrai": Audrey Sylvain

Staff review by
Jeff

Rating:
8.5
Alcest has never released any real full length album but the French band is already cult. After a split and a demo, Neige (the main man of the combo and… only musician) found a deal with the famous German label Prophecy to release his first album, "Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde". The album will be out in August and you can be sure of one thing, we will remember it!

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published 24.07.2007 | Comments (100)

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Daydream Nation - 26.02.2011 at 00:53  
  Don't let the ratings be an indication for you. Alcest improved DRASTICALLY on their second album, which experienced metal fans should listen to first (in my opinion).
Averus - 26.03.2011 at 19:53  
Rating: 9 I don't really think of this as a metal album, but it's very beautiful nonetheless.
meadow - 02.01.2012 at 05:45  
Rating: 10 Where has this band been all my life? truly majestic!
musicalkaratekid - 17.08.2012 at 01:52  
Rating: 8 The production here is very different to Alcest's other albums, yet it still retains that beautiful atmosphere and manages to support the hypnotic, flowery songs running throughout. A very good debut that never seems to go on for too long.
Masonics - 17.08.2012 at 14:02  
Rating: 9 My fav album from Alcest thus far. Title track is quite beautiful. Tir Nan og really does sound like a enya complication.
ThunderAxe1989 - 26.09.2012 at 05:08  
  The guitar sound appears heavier than the future releases.....But still so relaxing, so soothing. I love Alcest. Gorgeous sound as always
Oaken - 17.12.2012 at 20:24  
Rating: 8 I prefer this to Neige's following efforts. It isn't exactly metal, I know, but it is surely soothing, beautiful and relaxing. "Souvenirs D'un Autre Monde" and "Ciel Errant" are both fantastic songs.
Erik M. - 04.03.2013 at 21:07  
Rating: 9 The first album I've heard by Alcest and was immediately impressed. Truly wonderful album.
Mr. Doctor - 04.03.2013 at 21:18  
Rating: 9
Written by Erik M. on 04.03.2013 at 21:07
The first album I've heard by Alcest and was immediately impressed. Truly wonderful album.

Shame that he couldn't keep it up for too long. The latest one is good imo but just a shadow of what he did before. But still... Check out Le Secret and Écailles De Lune. Those are at least as good as this one imo.
Erik M. - 04.03.2013 at 21:29  
Rating: 9
Written by Mr. Doctor on 04.03.2013 at 21:18

Written by Erik M. on 04.03.2013 at 21:07
The first album I've heard by Alcest and was immediately impressed. Truly wonderful album.

Shame that he couldn't keep it up for too long. The latest one is good imo but just a shadow of what he did before. But still... Check out Le Secret and Écailles De Lune. Those are at least as good as this one imo.


Yeah, I've read that his latest album isn't as great as the first two, sadly. I'll be sure to check out the 2nd album and EP though!
Unhealer - 05.03.2013 at 03:52  
Rating: 9
Written by Erik M. on 04.03.2013 at 21:29

Yeah, I've read that his latest album isn't as great as the first two, sadly. I'll be sure to check out the 2nd album and EP though!


And his side project Amesoeurs . If you are into alternative music, that is.
LeKiwi - 19.12.2013 at 23:36  
  Whenever I see this album cover, I never see her chin-line and it looks like all the visible skin is part of a really fat chin....
Alondate - 19.01.2014 at 00:31  
Rating: 9 His best album imo. How can someone doesnt like a song like souvenirs dun autre monde?
Masonics - 19.01.2014 at 11:03  
Rating: 9
Written by Alondate on 19.01.2014 at 00:31

His best album imo. How can someone doesnt like a song like souvenirs dun autre monde?



Haha thats a question we should all put to neige. In fact Im hesitant to get shelter going by the general comments about it.. Might wait a bit.
Zaphod - 23.01.2014 at 11:51  
 
Written by LeKiwi on 19.12.2013 at 23:36

Whenever I see this album cover, I never see her chin-line and it looks like all the visible skin is part of a really fat chin....

Haha, never saw it like that
Maco - 24.01.2014 at 03:37  
Rating: 7 So relaxing.

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