Purple is the fourth studio album by metal band Baroness. It was released December 18, 2015 through the band's newly founded label Abraxan Hymns. It is the first album to be released by the band following their involvement in the 2012 bus accident that left nine people injured; it is also the first album to feature new band members Nick Jost and Sebastian Thomson, playing bass/keyboards and drums respectively and the last album to feature Pete Adams before his departure from the band in 2017.
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That 18-song, 75-minute double album found the onetime sludge group making calmer, more melodic rock music, and seemed to presage a crossover. There was energy around the band, a palpable sense of momentum. But a month or so after the release of the record, Baroness got into a bus crash while on tour in England. It was a serious accident, a slide off the road, that stalled the Yellow & Green roll-out and almost ended the band. It was jarring enough that drummer Allen Blickle and bassist Matt Maggioni, who both suffered fractured vertebrae, ended up leaving the group.
Purple is decidedly their best album, housing their best melodies and riffs they’ve ever written, fusing the softer stylings of Yellow & Green with the passionate heaviness of Red Album and Blue Record. With producer Dave Fridmann (the George Martin-esque force behind the Flaming Lips’ pinnacle albums), Baroness open their sonic palette wide open, and the results are inspiring. Baroness have come so far from their early sludge metal sound. Purple flows with progressive songcraft, from the flush grooves of the instrumental Fugue to the chunky power pop of The Iron Bell.
Baroness' Purple album is surprisingly one of their best and most consistent records to date. I was kind of nervous getting into this. In 2013, they were in a bus crash, causing their original drummer and bassist to leave the group. After getting replacements, I wasn't sure if this album would have the same charm that made me fall in love with the band in the first place. Purple has some of the best Baroness songs I have heard yet. Shock Me, Chlorine & Wine, If I Have.
Released date 18 December 2015. Labels Abraxan Hymns. Music StyleSludge Metal. Members owning this album38.
Purple is the fourth album from Baroness, produced by Dave Fridmann. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Purple bursts out of the gate with the opening track Morningstar, a fiery rocker with a razor-sharp main riff and a tasty harmonized guitar solo. The single Shock Me is probably the most approachable song on the album, very melodic but still tempered with the intensity that Baroness is known for. Tight interplay among the musicians here, with some nice hi-hat barking from Thomson.