Slow Coming Day - Farewell To The Familiar

Saturday 1st November 2003
Slow Coming Day - Farewell To The Familiar
Slow Coming Day - Farewell To The Familiar

STYLE: Hard Music
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
LABEL: Tooth & Nail TND80205
RRP: £12.71

Reviewed by James Stafford

If you like The Juliana Theory, this is their little brother. This is melodic hard emo rock in exactly the same vein (perhaps with a hint of Further Seems Forever). If you rate The Juliana Theory as 10, Slow Coming Day are a good seven or eight - not quite as tight and crisp. But then again, why "treat" yourself to something not as good as The Juliana Theory? I mean, they don’t have Brett Detar singing and they only have two guitarists, not three! Lyrically, there is no discernible Christian hope offered here, just songs about situations - amorous longing, fading youth, regrets of the past, grief over a lost loved one. No doubt T&N have made a packet out of The Juliana Theory and will very possibly do the same with Slow Coming Day. For a review that isn’t about them, can I say The Juliana Theory any more times?

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1. Watching It Fall Apart [Listen]
2. Pages Yet To Be Turned [Listen]
3. Captivated [Listen]

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