This is the less 'Opeth' album of their entire carreer, that doesn't means anything, its just a different one. Some people compare this to the last 3 Opeth albums, just because its progressive rock, and honestly they don't sound the same, they are far away for me, but it has some of the best songwriting on opeth's carreer+the mastercrafted Steven Wilson production behind. Every single song has the same kind of sound, but its an excelent sound. The entire album its just to relax and enjoy, there is nothing that feels heavy, you can easily listen to this album in any moment of your boring life. Also it includes a mellotron, a weid instrument that I don't really know how to describe, it just makes a fake instrument sound like an electric one but from a mechanical one, its something weird that I don't really understand, but sounds really great on this album. Overall this album sounds great in every song, the only bad thing is probably the end of the album, the last 2 songs fit perfectly with the album, but they are more boring and less enjoyable, still great ones, specially 'Ending Credits', which in my opinion that song could have been the end of the album and they could have delete 'weakness'. I think this album was kinda rushed, it was made at the same time as Deliverance and you can see that this album is shorter than the rest of the Opeth albums and it could have been even shorter without 'Weakness'. This is probably the easier Opeth album to listen, so I recomend it to literally everyone.
★★★★⋆ 𝕹𝖊𝖆𝖗𝖑𝖞 𝖕𝖊𝖗𝖋𝖊𝖈𝖙 -Everything sounds great and easy to enjoy.
-Best songs: Windowpaine, In My Time Of Need, Hope Leaves.
-Worst songs: Weakness.