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CD Review: The Body, “All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood”

I feel the need right up front to warn you to brace yourself before you listen to The Body’s All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood. I could let you experience what I did when I listened to the first track, “A Body.” But that’s not really too cool of me to do. The first time I listened, I was lying in bed and I had the title of the album in my head, picturing the waters of the earth, peaceful and serene (and not filled with oil), which is easier than you would think since the track begins with the Assembly of Light Choir performing a beautiful chant.  And since that chant continues for seven minutes, I kind of got lost in that moment.  Then, around that seven-minute mark, the guitars, feedback and ungodly wails from the depths of hell kicked in and scared the living shit out of me. It’s a startling change, especially to open an album, but it sets the scene pretty well for what’s about to follow and …