The Imaginary Direction of Time

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The Imaginary Direction of Time
The Imaginary Direction of Time Cover.jpg
Studio album by Winds
Released July 26, 2004
Genre Neoclassical metal, progressive metal
Length 48:10
Label The End Records
Winds chronology
Reflections of the I
(2002)Reflections of the I2002
The Imaginary Direction of Time
(2004)
Prominence and Demise
(2007)Prominence and Demise2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Terrorizer 5.5/10[2]

The Imaginary Direction of Time is the second full-length album by Norwegian progressive metal band Winds. It was released on July 26, 2004. Paul Stenning described the album in Terrorizer as lacking "any real sense of purpose. This seems like a 'concept' and 'avant garde' for the sake of it, turning the album into a mesh of clumsy comparisons and nothing of real worth...it's a none-too-daring experiment caught in the headlights of its own vision".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What is Beauty?" – 5:03
  2. "Sounds Like Desolation" – 0:35
  3. "Theory of Relativity" – 4:47
  4. "Visions of Perfection" – 5:18
  5. "The Fireworks of Genesis" – 5:39
  6. "Under the Stars" – 6:25
  7. "A Moment For Reflection" – 5:57
  8. "Time Without End" – 4:09
  9. "The Final End" – 1:10
  10. "Beyond Fate" – 2:52
  11. "Silence in Despair" - 4:55
  12. "Infinity" - 3:17

Personnel[edit]

Line up[edit]

Session Members[edit]

  • Andre Orvik - Violin
  • Vegard Johnsen - Violin
  • Dorthe Dreier - Viola
  • Hans Josef Groh - Cello

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacNiel, Jason The Imaginary Direction of Time review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2010-12-13.
  2. ^ a b Stenning, Paul (September 2004). "Winds - The Imaginary Direction of Time". Terrorizer (123): 68.