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Release date: September 1996
Style: Progressive rock


8.1 | 198 votes


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01. Bornlivedie
02. Signify
03. The Sleep Of No Dreaming
04. Pagan
05. Waiting Phase One
06. Waiting Phase Two
07. Sever
08. Idiot Prayer
09. Every Home Is Wired
10. Intermediate Jesus
11. "Light Mass Prayers"
12. Dark Matter

[remaster bonus disc: Insignificance (Demos 1995-96)]
01. Wake As Gun I
02. Hallogallo
03. Signify
04. Waiting
05. Smiling Not Smiling
06. Wake As Gun II
07. Neural Rust
08. Dark Origins
09. Sever Tomorrow
10. Nine Cats - Acoustic Version

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The CD was released twice in the U.S. - first edition on C+S records was withdrawn. Second edition on Ark21/EMI released in January 1998.

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musicalkaratekid - 12.02.2012 at 21:29  
Rating: 7 The middle of PT's transition from spaced out psychedelic rock, to a more progressive take on modern rock/metal. There are still faults on this album, but thankfully are not as noticeable as the band's first two albums. That said, 'Light mass prayers' and the two tracks running under two minutes' length bore the listener to death. Fortunately, these are almost hidden by the sheer brilliance of 'darkmatter' and 'intermediate jesus'.
R'Vannith - 14.02.2012 at 08:41  
Rating: 10 This is one of those rare albums I can put on, no matter what mood I'm in, and it just takes me to another world, another time. Porcupine Tree are very good at that. This one is flawless from beginning to end.
strade - 27.06.2015 at 23:44  
  In an ideal world, this might be regarded alongside Porcupine Tree's absolute finest work.

Too bad we're stuck with this one.

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