In Flames - Soundtrack To Your Escape

7 | 794 votes |
Release date: 29 March 2004
Style: Gothenburg metal, Alternative metal


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Disc I
01. F(r)iend
02. The Quiet Place
03. Dead Alone
04. Touch Of Red
05. Like You Better Dead
06. My Sweet Shadow
07. Evil In A Closet
08. In Search For I
09. Borders And Shading
10. Superhero Of The Computer Rage
11. Dial 595-Escape
12. Bottled
13. Discover Me Like Emptiness [Digipak bonus]

Disc II [Ozzfest special edition bonus DVD]
01. The Quiet Place [video]
02. Touch Of Red [video]
03. Watch Them Feed [Live in wacken open air 2003]
04. Only For The Weak [Live in wacken open air 2003]
+ The Making Of "Soundtrack To Your Escape" [feat. producer Daniel Bergstrand]

The biggest letdown of 2004

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After the surprise of "Reroute to Remain", In Flames show that they want to solidify their new musical approach. The intention of creating a modern and refreshing new sound is transmitted perfectly in this album. The alternative influences from Industrial Metal are clearer and the reality of the sound and style is also more perceptible.

published 16.03.2004 | Comments (14)

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If you just see my rating and believe that I am some kind of strange trend follower or metal kid I would like to tell you that my relation to and opinion of this album is completely healthy. As it should be, by no means objective - my opinion is totally based upon when I first heard it at the age of 13. As such a young and untainted kid, I more or less only listened to NWOBHM bands, but I also liked to listen to a Swedish radio show that played rock and metal music. One evening they happened to have an In Flames special with interviews, and most of Soundtrack To Your Escape - their latest release - was played. I was completely stunned - I had never before liked any music with growl/shrieks but this was amazing! I could not believe that you could blend melody with extreme elements in such an awesome way. The day after I went to a store and used my savings to buy it, and I listened to it way too much.

published 23.10.2008 | Comments (14)

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24.03.2016 - 22:42
Rating: 8
A step down for sure, no longer having the energetic fun of Reroute or the amazing melodies of their old stuff, but it's got a nice atmosphere if you can look past the edginess.

I'm glad that Anders stopped his Jonathan Davis copycat vocals after this at least.
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23.12.2017 - 12:15
Rating: 8
Compared to RtR it is a step down, but it is a really solid addition to IF's discography.
Many people complain about this being IF doing nu metal. Agreed, it has some strong nu metal elements, but I think they manage to do it very well. Nu metal doesn't have to be bad metal.

My biggest complaint with this album is that the drumming is a bit stale and boring. It would have worked much better with more varied beats, and with more double pedalling in there.

Some fillers like Like You Better Dead and Superhero of the Computer Rage, but some aces like Touch of Red (!!!), The Quiet Place, Dial 595-Escape and Bottled.
30.12.2017 - 05:11
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Written by Kuroboshi on 23.12.2017 at 12:15

Some fillers like Like You Better Dead and Superhero of the Computer Rage, but some aces like Touch of Red (!!!), The Quiet Place, Dial 595-Escape and Bottled.

Replace "Like You Better Dead" by "Borders And Shadings" and we'll agree

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