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Release date: 1986
Style: Post-Punk , Darkwave

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8.3 | 35 votes

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01. Adorations
02. Sanity
03. Chessboards
04. Twilight Of The Mortal
05. Love Of The Masses
06. The Southern Sky
07. Victory
08. Wintergardens
09. Rubicon
10. Goodbye To The Village [bonus]
11. Exile [bonus]
12. Ecstasy [2007 Remaster bonus]
13. Adorations [Supernatural Mix version] [2007 Remaster bonus]
14. Sanity [Insane Mix version] [2007 Remaster bonus]

Review
Lyrics (10)

Staff review by
jupitreas

Rating:
N/A
This review is of the 2007 Remastered release

In 1986 Killing Joke released their sixth album Brighter Than A Thousand Suns, hot off the heals of the mainstream attention grabbing Night Time. The new album had a polarizing effect on the fans, alienating many with its synth pop tendencies and conventional song writing. Gone were the monolithic harsh riffs, acerbic vocals and trance-inducing tribal drums: Brighter Than A Thousand Suns had a sound propelled forward by prominent keyboards and controlled, clean singing by Jaz Coleman. Recently, the band decided to re-release this wildcard of an album, but wait - there is a catch.

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published 12.05.2008 | Comments (3)

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musicalkaratekid - 04.02.2012 at 01:21  
Rating: 8 This has such a retro 80's sound, but the melody and dynamics contained within makes for a pleasant listen. It may even be their most melodic offering to date, but the synthesisers and jaz coleman's soothing voice(though some are more used to his rougher voice) make it one to be admired, certainly.
Baz Anderson - 16.05.2012 at 18:54  
  Yeh, this is a great album... not the kind of thing I tend to listen to regularly though!
Ilham - 24.05.2014 at 18:04  
Rating: 9 I never made lists of my favourite albums, mainly because I'd take me days and I'd spent too much time updating it. But this one would easily be in the top 10. Track#1 is just perfect.

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