High Contrast - Father, Can't You See I'm Burning

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  1. wilf

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    Hot on the heels of his massive collaboration with Tiësto and Underworld, High Contrast brings us the eponymous single from his forthcoming and highly anticipated album "The Agony & The Ecstasy" (http://youtu.be/PXbjxQsJRig) - , which is due out at the end of February on Hospital.

    "Father, Can't You See I'm Burning?" is the accompanying deeper, darker six and a half minute venture on the flipside. From an eerie intro full of tense, cinematic SFX and haunted whisperings, it builds into a compelling melodic main part with crisp breaks, atmospheric sweeps and an immense midway breakdown. Watch for the switch in the second half.

    Not sure about this one...
     
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    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    Definitely the best tune from the man in the last year or so.
     
  3. wilf

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    Yes, undoubtedly, but the competition isn't exactly top notch
     
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    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    the way things are going the "B" sides are more appealing to the ear than the "A's"
     
  6. Jwood27

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    infinitely better than the other stuff he's put out recently.
    moar
     
  7. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    Good tune, but still nothing on Racing Green, Twilight's Last Gleaming etc!
     
  8. Smickus

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    i'm feelin this one, awesome.
     
  9. Cat Gas

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    It sounds like a jump up artist was trying to vary his output



    and didnt do a good job either
     
  10. Agent Smith

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    don't forget brief encounter & tutti frutti etc..
    Yea alright HC has finally released something decent.
    Still wouldn't bag it. The A side is really disappointing compared to this
     
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    FINALLY the man who got me into DnB to begin with is back in form.

    This is more like it. Banger.
     
  12. Patrick93

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    Heard this earlier, pretty epic tbh. Album probably won't be as terrible as I'd expected.
     
  13. esbob

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    I hate all these "sentence" track names.. it feels like I'm picking through a post hardcore album
     
  14. DjTiesticles

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    Not sure. Seems to be a bit too much singing on the full album tracklist

    The Agony and The Ecstasy (feat. Selah Corbin)
    The Road Goes On Forever
    Wish You Were Here (feat. Selah Corbin)
    Almost Human (feat. Clare Maguire)
    The Only Way There (feat. Selah Corbin)
    The First Note Is Silent (feat. Tiësto and Underworld)
    Emotional Vampire
    238 Days (feat. Underworld)
    Not Waving, But Drowning (feat. Lung and Jessy Allen)
    Father, Can't You See I'm Burning?
    The Stand
    All There Is (feat. Liane Carrol)
     
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    I feel you there, but it's a nice breath of fresh air from all the one word title tracks with ridiculously epic names.
     
  16. Patrick93

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    Liane Carroll track should be interesting. Shame about the amount of Selah Corbin vocals though.
     
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    Ozmatic Chair of the Nitty Gritty Committee

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    is it just me or is this a bit shite?
     
  18. esbob

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    Yeah, I suppose there is roughly 6 tracks just titled "Tonight"
     
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    Surprised Fearful Symmetry isn't on the album. I think it's his strongest out of his latest output that I've heard.
     
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    wow first good track of his since...................... for ever!