Sea Of Tranquility



The Web Source for Progressive Rock, Progressive Metal & Jazz-Fusion
  Search   in       
Main Menu




Emigrate: Emigrate

Does the name Richard Z Kruspe ring any bells? How about his main band Rammstein? Well, Emigrate is the debut album from their guitarist, and yes, parts are reminiscent of his other band except for one glowing difference, the vocals are in English.

In some ways I have always thought of Rammstein as the AC/DC of metal, lots of super catchy repetitive riffs. Emigrate follows that trend at first but also adds something as it's less predictable, especially as the album progresses, Kruspe really branches out with metal and rock songs. Richard's vocals compliment the material well and his guitar playing is more diverse. Title track and opener "Emigrate" would feel right at home on any Rammstein release it's a great infectious song, "Wake Up" reminds me of their faster moments and Ministry for that matter as does "My World", another catchy pounder. "Let Me Break", "In My Tears" and "Babe" are more laid back, bursting to life with powerful choruses. "New York City" is an upbeat groover; another top track is "Resolution" which returns to the heavier side of the album. "Temptation" could easily be a single, a very appealing song. "This Is What" is a lively track, and "You Can't Get Enough" closes the album, a lighter track with an agreeable chorus.

It's been a while since we heard a new Rammstien CD, so I am glad I discovered Emigrate. This just isn't filler till that new CD arrives, it's a striking release on its own with many hooks. So don't go expecting Rammstein's latest, Emigrate is no cover band.


Track Listing
1. Emigrate
2. Wake up
3. My world
4. Let me break
5. In my tears
6. Babe
7. New York City
8. Resolution
9. Temptation
10. This is what
11. You can´t get enough

Added: September 28th 2008
Reviewer: Scott Jessup
Score:
Related Link: Band Website
Hits: 1628
Language: english

[ Printer Friendly Page Printer Friendly Page ]
[ Send to a Friend Send to a Friend ]

  

[ Back to the Reviews Index | Post Comment ]



© 2004 Sea Of Tranquility
For information regarding where to send CD promos and advertising, please see our FAQ page.
If you have questions or comments, please Contact Us.
Please see our Policies Page for Site Usage, Privacy, and Copyright Policies.

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all other content © Sea of Tranquility

SoT is Hosted by SpeedSoft.com