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Nexus – Cybernaut

16 Oct

When the Italian label Deacadance Records released the compilation album “Decadance Compilation vol 1.”, in January 2002, Nexus participated with the track “Walking On Thin Ice” from their second album, “Cybernaut”.

“Cybernaut” was released during 2001, about 6 months after the release of “6” and guitar player Lefteris Strouggaris would be recording for the last time with the band.

With the band on the road, the new release found distribution all across Europe and UK and soon it would be sold out proving right the decision of the band to use English lyrics.

Nexus - CybernautReviews of the foreign press were very flattering such as this one from the Scottish “CD Services” (taken from the band’s MySpace profile): “…Haven’t heard an album like this for a long time since it recreates  the cream of ’80’s industrial songwriting and arranging to a tee, with plenty of songs that hearken back to the beat-laden days of 23 Skidoo, Portion Control, early FLA, 400 Blows and the like, with a set of suitably powerful, dynamic and excellently produced/arranged songs, all improved even further by a distinct Sisters Of Mercy (“Floodland“-era) style vocal, with a majority of the songs built around acres of synths, hard rhythms and samples…

When Nexus and Strouggaris parted ways, the three remaining band members decided to go on using only session guitar players.

Tracklist

1. Walking On Thin Ice  2. Kiss This  3. Land Of Confusion 4.In Your dreams Again  5. Hate Rate  6. Learning To Crawl  7. Welcome To The Angelhood 8. She’s The Elixir 9. Healed by The Tears Of The Shaman  10.  Everything Will Fall 11.  Tango De La Muerte  12.  This Immoral Minority

 
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Posted by on October 16, 2009 in Goth, etc.

 

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