Listening to Poets of the Fall is...
Well, at first I have to tell few things. My first contact with POTF was through Carnival of Rust. The music was magnetic - very familiar and totally unknown at the same time. I was confused and felt like I was remembering an ancient dream or memory.
Then I downloaded whole discography, put it into my mp3 player and was about to going to bed... and in that very moment the first song from their fist album started to play (Lift). I was absolutely stunned
. I listened whole album and I was 100% focused on each song, each word, each sound - that's something I haven't experienced for long time, maybe never in my life.
I must admit that when I discovered POTF I was going through rough time and was near mental breakdown. And when I was about to give up, a spark, a fire, a miracle appeared
and I was able to breathe with fresh dose of hope again.
Next day, I was just listening over and over again all their songs. It was (and still is) like never-ending and tremendous blaze of sounds, colours and feelings
. The pallete of all those things is so bright, rich and unfolds itself in enormous amount of possible and impossible directions
. POTF showed me whole new world of things I've considered as that they couldn't exist/be ever expressed.
They showed me all this in time I needed it most. Simply, I can describe it like this: a meteor fell from the sky
, hit and knocked me down and that impact triggered a cataclysmal reaction
. Since this, nothing will be exactly the same as it was before, I'm sure of it.
And just say "thanks" is not enough, but there hasn't been invented any better word, so thank you Poets of the Fall
for all that magic you've brought/will bring into my life.
Nice day to everybody and thanks for listening