In a great melancholic ode to death, sorrow and misery, Enclave of Dreams ushers forth their newest offering of melodic doom in the name of In A Captivity of Colourless Daydreams. Through this release these doom merchants pour forth seven brand new tracks of death riddled doom to shroud you in uncomfortable misery and grief. From the very beginning all the way through, Enclave of Dreams does a great job of pulling you in to their darkened world, shrouding you in grim melancholic atmospheres from which you can’t pull away from. This gloom laden release is sewn together with ever crushing riffs that are only to be supported by monstrous growls, forlorn clean sung vocals and ever present sorrow filled ambiance.
Each of the seven passages within this offering are slower burning odes to suffering and grief as each track takes you hand only to lead you down ever darkening corridors. In A Captivity of Colourless Daydreams is a weighty record that really makes its presence known right from the onset, never giving you enough time to escape to the light and take a breather. Enclave of Dreams unravels their despondent brand of doom right before you making you feel heavy, stripping you away of your hope of ever seeing bright light again.
Through In A Captivity of Colourless Daydreams, each depressive passage hits you square in the chest making you feel all of the emotion that has been poured in to each second of each track. For seven total tracks Enclave of Dreams pushes forth gripping tight to your sorrows and grief only to drag you down to a never ending world of darkness. There isn’t an uplifting spirit that you can find within this release as Enclave of Dreams trudges forth in slow burning fashion plunging further and further in to the abyss.
Not only do the atmospheric tendencies pull you further in to the dark world that Enclave of Dreams creates, but the ever melodious near hypnotizing musicianship grabs a hold of you as well. Each track is melodic and mesmerizing never making you want to waver and pull away from the listen. Enclave of Dreams pours seven well knit together, well performed, well crafted and incredibly atmospheric and melodic tracks through your speakers and in to your gnarled ears only to poison your mind with heavy, doom riddled, forlorn thoughts.
Right off the bat, Enclave of Dreams catches your attention never to let it go until the final dissonant note has rang through. Through and through, In A Captivity of Colourless Daydreams is a very solid record, one that you can sit and listen to in solitude for some time without tiring of it easily. With everything being said, In A Captivity of Colourless Daydreams is a solid record and a great listen overall.
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