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Release date: 4 October 2011
Style: Progressive metal


8.3 | 33 votes


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01. Feeding Utopia
02. My Sanctuary
03. Echoes In Eternity
04. The Size Of Light On Earth
05. As Dreams Are Made On
06. Wingless
07. Finisterre
08. The Essence Called Mind
09. The Lifespan Of A Glimpse
10. Embers Part 1: Your Secret Is Safe With Me
11. Touchstones
12. Con Todas Las Palabras

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Subsignal strikes again! This all-star progressive band is still referred to as Sieges Even part two, so whether you choose to see Touchstones as the second Subsignal album or the fourth Sieges Even Menses/Steffen-era album, it is doubtless that this is the most coherent one of the bunch. And coming from the person who loved The Art Of Navigating By The Stars to death, it's quite a recommendation, considering the fact that the aforementioned release turned a lot of heads by defining their dreamy, elegant prog rock/metal style.

published 30.12.2011 | Comments (31)

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tea[m]ster - 29.10.2011 at 21:19  
Rating: 9 Anybody who likes progressive metal outta check this out right now! If you are/were fans of Sieges Even then you will not be disappointed! I put this as my prog metal album of the year..
Milena - 31.10.2011 at 11:10  
Rating: 10 Definitely
JohnDoe - 01.11.2011 at 00:36  
  I've listened to the album only once, I enjoyed it a lot; hope i make some time for some more listens
Zhao - 06.11.2011 at 19:11  
Rating: 9 Awesome album, definitly made up for the fact that Ark didn't take off.
Diverge - 26.08.2014 at 05:36  
Rating: 8 Man, I have a hard time getting into this album. It's a shame because I love Subsignal's debut and strongly believe Paraiso is one of the most underrated albums released in 2013. I wish I could understand why.
musclassia - 24.08.2016 at 00:46  
Rating: 9 I've been coming back to this album a lot recently - it's truly lovely and uplifting. Feeding Utopia, My Sanctuary. Size Of Light..., Lifespan of a Glimpse and more are just great songs. The two albums that followed it are both good, but I don't feel like either are as dynamic, expansive and emotive as this one

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