Five Roses

Album Review of Five Roses by Miracle Fortress.

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Five Roses

Miracle Fortress

Five Roses by Miracle Fortress

Release Date: May 22, 2007
Record label: Secret City
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

85 Music Critic Score
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Five Roses - Excellent, Based on 1 Critics

Prefix Magazine - 85
Based on rating 8.5/10

When bands attempt to integrate specific older influences into their music, it often devolves into contrived imitation. The auteur rock of Montreal's Graham Van Pelt, who records as Miracle Fortress, is the exception. His first album, Five Roses, is a field day for critical dissection, overflowing with calculated references to everything from Brian Wilson to My Bloody Valentine.

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