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QFT: Live in Space

You may not be familiar with the name QFT, but this solo project from powerhouse Swedish vocalist Linnea Vikström -- a touring member of Therion since 2010 -- is well worth checking out. Vikström’s fierce voice penetrates the 10 songs on Live in Space -- from the doom-metal opener “End of the Universe” to the closing cover of Bjork’s dark and mysterious “Jóga,” which focuses on the singer’s (slightly) softer side. In between, there’s the power-metal anthem “Big Bang,” the hard rocker “Black Hole” (which Heart would have killed for in the late Eighties) and the piano-driven title track power ballad.

About the only duds here are “Time,” a plodding yet anxious track that doesn’t properly showcase Vikström’s voice, and “Light Speed," on which Vikström oversings.

QFT stands for Quantum Field Theory, and the songs on the 46-minute Live in Space are based on scientific articles and themes about the universe and quantum physics. But you don’t need a stratospheric IQ to enjoy this music. Influences range from Black Sabbath to Symphony X to Van Halen, and the album was recorded live with a three-man band under the expert guidance of veteran Swedish sound engineer Lennart Östlund (ABBA, Led Zeppelin), who makes Live in Space sound as epic as the universe itself.

Track Listing:
1. End of the Universe
2. Big Bang
3. Black Hole
4. QFT
5. Aliens
6. Time
7. Quasar
8. Light Speed
9. Live in Space
10. Jóga

Added: September 3rd 2018
Reviewer: Michael Popke
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Related Link: QFT on Bandcamp
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Language: english

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