My Dying Bride – ‘Turn Loose the Swans’ CD


‘Turn Loose the Swans’ is the sophomore album from My Dying Bride, a seminal band in the death-doom metal genre. Building upon the foundation established by their debut, this album sees the band refine their sound and explore new musical territory. With its fusion of death metal aggression, doom metal melancholy, and gothic atmosphere, ‘Turn Loose the Swans’ will captivate both long-time fans of My Dying Bride and those interested in the evocative and emotive side of metal music.

The tracks on ‘Turn Loose the Swans’ display a wide-ranging sonic palette, blending crushing guitar riffs, sorrowful melodies, and haunting keyboard passages. The band’s increased use of clean vocals alongside the powerful death growls adds a new layer of emotional depth to their music. Lyrically, the album delves into themes of love, loss, and despair, weaving a tapestry of dark and poignant imagery that perfectly complements the album’s somber atmosphere.

The musicianship on ‘Turn Loose the Swans’ is exceptional, with each member contributing to the record’s unique and captivating sound. The intricate guitar work, powerful drums, and emotive violin arrangements create an immersive and atmospheric experience that is both melancholic and beautiful. The album also benefits from its polished production, which enhances the various musical elements and allows them to coalesce into a cohesive and haunting soundscape.

In summary, ‘Turn Loose the Swans’ is a landmark release in the death-doom metal genre and a shining example of My Dying Bride’s innovative approach to music. The combination of diverse musical elements, profound lyrical themes, and stellar musicianship make this album an essential addition to any fan’s collection. Whether you are a devoted follower of My Dying Bride or simply seeking a deep and emotionally resonant listening experience, ‘Turn Loose the Swans’ is an album that should not be overlooked.

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Weight 0.20 lbs
Dimensions 4.84 × 5.59 × 0.47 in



My Dying Bride


United Kingdom


Death doom metal


Robert Magoolagan, and My Dying Bride


Peaceville Records


October 11th, 1993




Compact Disk


01. Sear Me MCMXC III
02. Your River
03. Songless Bird
04. Snow in My Hand
05. Crown of Sympathy
06. Turn Loose the Swans
07. Black God
08. Cerf Malade
09. Transcending (Into the Exquisite)
10. Your Shameful Heaven [Live]




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