Lacuna Coil – Spellbound (2009)


This single was released as a digital download from iTunes, and after their previously disappointing, but highly successful (commercially) “Karmacode” album, I was hesitant about giving this a spin. I was very supprised to listen that this song is better than anything on “Karmacode” by far.

The music has the unique sound that Lacuna Coil achieves with help of Cristina’s vocals, and while it sounds more gothic rock oriented, it’s pretty good. The chorus is very catchy and the drumming in excellent, the guitars are a bit dull (compared to stuff from “In a Reverie” or even “Comalies”).

In general this single made me want to wait to take a listen to the full album, and took away the bad taste that “Karmacode” left.

Band: Lacuna Coil Single: Spellbound
Label: Century Media Year: 2009
Official Site myspace
Genre: Gothic Metal

Country: Italy

Rating: 82/100

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