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Gold Against The Soul

4 Nov 2002 | Format: MP3

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4:52
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3:34
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4:13
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4:09
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4:13
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5:34


Product details

  • Original Release Date: 14 Jun 1993
  • Release Date: 14 Jun 1993
  • Label: Columbia
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  • Total Length: 42:45
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  • ASIN: B001R6QP64
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 22,832 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 1 July 2001
Format: Audio CD
As one of the few American fans of the Manics, I can say that I am impressed with this CD. I just bought a used copy of the CD today and have listened to it several times already. Sure, some may argue that it's reminiscent of 80's metal at least on this one (to me that is, specifically Guns N' Roses), but so what? With the loud guitars and drums and even lengthy guitar solos, the Manics sing and play with fierce passion and enthusiasm. It's too bad that Richey's not around to experience the great band they are today. This is the fourth CD I got from them (after buying their last three), and I will be receiving Generation Terrorists in the mail fairly soon! Only The Holy Bible is left. And oh yeah, I'm still trying to find a copy of "The Masses Against The Classes". And I got into the Manics only this year!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Krista on 14 Nov 2009
Format: Audio CD
Honestly, I read everywhere that this album doesn't live up to their other works, but it's just as good and I'm glad I gave this one a chance -- amazing!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 29 Nov 2000
Format: Audio CD
This, although not criticly aclaimed, is the one of the best Manic's albums, second to Generation Terrorists. It displays musical and lyrical brillance which the later Manics Generation have missed in This is My Truth Tell Me Yours and is evidently more optimisic than The Holy Bible. As an ardent Manic's fan I can obviouisly see that Nicky Wire wrote most of the lyrics on this album and he is trying to use the same quiotic imaigry as Richey but failing. Also, there is added sentimentaity in this album for Cult Of Richey followers because this release features the only Richey guitar part ever recorded (i.e La Tristessa Durea)
Go Buy! You wont be dissapointed
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 17 May 2001
Format: Audio CD
This is frankly, the best Manics album in the world ever, and quite probably one of the best rock albums ever.Most people say that the holy bile is thier finest hour, but it has to play second fiddle to this most beautiful piece of work. This album is a rollercoaster of emotions, and has some of the best lyrics of any album anyway. I urge you to purchace this album, it might not make you feel happy, but you will be very glad that you bought it!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 12 Sep 2000
Format: Audio CD
I should probably be lynched for this but GATS is the best manics album by some fair distance. The others have depression and angst but also contain some pretty lame songs(no names). However GATS has ten songs that are all very good- no filler and no lame ducks. The album is heavy but not too heavy and benefits from this as it is accessible to all music lovers. The guitars ROCK, the drums bang and JDB sounds like a rock n roll angel. It all adds up to the best album that the manics have brought into this big wide world and that i'm afraid, Holy Bible fans, is final.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Andrew Boutle on 27 Jan 2005
Format: Audio CD
Hmm, the early Manics, i.e. with Richey... what do most people think? Inevitably you think of the Holy Bible, one of the greatest albums ever, and to Generation Terrorist, the unpolished debut effort, with such memorable songs as Motorcycle Emptiness. Yet stuck between the two lies Gold Against the Soul, and it is shame that it is so forgotten, because it is truely a hidden gem. At only 10 tracks, it is dwarfed in size by Generation Terrorist, and it did not hit the personal notes that the Holy Bible did, focusing more on society's problems than on those of Richey. It has none of the depressed genius splendour of the latter album, yet none of the exuberant youth of the former, prefering instead the middle ground of something which is virtually undefinable, yet quintessentially Manics.
It opens in ebulliant style with Sleepflower, led by powerful guitar riffs, driven by Richie' and Nicky's powerful lyrics about insomnia ("A memory fades to a pale landscape..."), and with a killer guitar break in the middle, it is a fantastic way to kick off the album. It drives the listener quickly onto the two main tracks off the album, and two of the best ever written by the band - From Despair to Where and La Tristessa Durera (Scream to a Sigh). The former blends quiet hissing with shouting power in a song which brilliantly blends guitars with strings to make it an instant classic. The riff of the latter will stick in your mind forever, and it is an example of true genius at work, telling songs of despair and disruption in society ("I sold my medals, it payed a bill, it sells at market stalls, parades Milan catwalks...").
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 11 May 2000
Format: Audio CD
Wowww! What can I say? This has to be one of the best rock albums I have ever bought! A great piece of work from argubaly the worlds greatest band, with songs such as 'La Tristesse' and 'Roses in the Hospital' to the brilliant 'Sleepflower'. This is definetly the sort of album you listen to when you're on your own in the car or at home. Fantastic, a definite 5 star award from me!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By "ben_newman2" on 4 Nov 2004
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This is perhapse the most underated album the manics have ever produced. It has been overshadowed by the previous super debut (generation terrorists) and the wonderfully original (holy bible) being inbetween these two blockbuster albums has definitly overshadowed this quality album. The only negative i can point out is the length of the album especially after generation terrorists 18 tracks it certanly seems a little short which is why only 4 stars. The key tracks here are Life Becomming A Landslide, La Trisstesa Duerra, Nostalgic Pushead and Roses in the hospital.
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