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Release date: 20 April 2009
Style: Gothic metal, Alternative metal


6.5 | 277 votes


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01. Survive
02. I Won't Tell You
03. Not Enough
04. I'm Not Afraid
05. I Like It
06. Underdog
07. The Pain
08. Spellbound
09. Wide Awake
10. The Maze
11. Unchained
12. Shallow Life
13. The Last Goodbye [Deluxe Edition bonus]
14. Leaving Alone [Deluxe Edition bonus]
15. Oblivion [Deluxe Edition bonus]

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Cristina Scabbia - vocals
Andrea Ferro - vocals
Cristiano Migliore - guitars
Marco Emanuele "Maus" Biazzi - guitar
Cristiano "Criz" Mozzati - drums
Marco Coti-Zelati - bass, keyboards

Additional info
Produced by Don Gilmore.

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Lacuna Coil has a new album, I think I like it. I do, the Italian iconic historic Gothic act has released a new work and it's not that bad at all, yes, not t h a t bad. I once reviewed their first full-length album, the tender and warm In A Reverie which is at the beginning section of their artistic evolution scale and now here we have the steely and much more aggressive Shallow Life. The journey once taken on the same path side by side with their comrades The Gathering has been leading into a separate direction for a long time already but this is the furthest point from the warm and mellow poetry from their early days.

published 15.07.2009 | Comments (8)

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Maudraum - 23.03.2010 at 04:33  
  I'm sure their days of Metal are over. They clearly want to go into a more commercial rock direction and with this album that's exactly what they've done. I'll miss their old sound but hey, not all bands are destined to be Metal for their entire career.
The great lich - 14.06.2010 at 23:18  
  It seems that it's a tradition for this band to have a song every album that doesnt match with album.
I like it in this album and closer in Karmacode. maybe these songs destroy the albums.but other songs of both these two last albums are great between similar bands with female vocalists... ..
Blasphemer1992 - 21.01.2011 at 12:13  
  It's over for this band !
dark_mar - 31.01.2012 at 22:38  
Rating: 8 Great album

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