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Born For Bliss / Press

“Each Clan Of Xymox fan will be surprised when hearing Falling Back. It is certainly the best (and most impressive) song that Born For Bliss has ever done, and it recalls you of a song named Crying In The Wind. Beautiful, and after hearing this track, you ask yourself why this psychedelic goth rock band never reached a bigger audience. Anyone who loves Merciful Nuns or Whispers In The Shadow, should embrace this trio! Sublime! Better Than Me seems like an (original ) tribute to Pink Floyd! The sound of Four Horsemen is as menacing as the title suggests. Thorns is yet another track on which the guitars carry you away to distant dreams, the Fields Of The Nephilim feeling on this record is always somewhere nearby. Falling Back To Never is not an easy record, it even requires serious efforts of the listener and it takes a while before you understand the B4B world, but thankfully you get a lot in return. Without any doubt the strongest thing Born For Bliss has ever done! Impressive!”

“Born For Bliss is finally back with an album that's by all means a proper masterpiece, Falling Back To Never, which takes with such an ease the listener into a magical world that can be rarely witnessed. The sound on the album is somehow complex, constantly divided between the emotional, gentle, atmospheric new wave sound, and sometimes a bit more hypnotic, but still there's not a single second on it where it loses its extraordinary pathos. The vocal job is simply breathtaking, it's difficult to explain what kind of a power, passion and emotion is poured into it. The overall very atmospheric sound is often enriched with use of various electronics, synths, piano touches and much more other well thought insertions. A special electrifying ambiance grabs you and when you have finished listening to the album, you are left with a kind of distressing feeling, to wanting to hear more! Albums like Falling Back To Never are rarely released these days. A masterpiece!”

“BORN FOR BLISS was founded in 1994 and it deserved popularity among lovers of the first wave of gothic rock or new wave. But it should be said that the band’s music also contains the echoes of clear dark wave, musical complexity typical for PINK FLOYD and melodic effects of pop rock. It feels like we become witnesses of birth and development of new style which is hard to find now in its original form because of the intensive infusions of dark electro and industrial. Maybe that’s why it’s so pleasant to listen to ‘Between Living & Dreaming’: live guitars, crystal piano passages, unobtrusive symphonic arrangements, rather diverse drums, deep heartfelt vocals and accessible lyrics make a listener forget of the reality at least for about 75 minutes however all the compositions are so impressive that could remain in one’s memory much longer then that. BORN FOR BLISS created a peculiar work indeed which is worthy to listen to again and again. 9.3 out of 10 points!”

“Frank Weyzig used to be one of the original members of Clan Of Xymox. For some reasons Frank left the band and some years later he came back with Born For Bliss. In 1997 there was the release of their debutalbum "Flowing with the flue", Two years later the band had a second album "Between Living & dreaming". The big frustration was that back then not one label was interested in releasing this album, until now as the German Echozone-label decided to give it a release. Mind you, Born For Bliss aren't back as Frank is now playing with White Rose Transmission, the band from Carlo Van Putten and the sadly missed Adrian Borland. It's a shame this album never got released as once again Born For Bliss are bringing psychedelic goth-rockwave that sometimes (hey that's strange) refers to The Sound, at other times (true is true) to the Xymoxsound. You got the picture? This is a brilliant gothwaverecord that finally deserves to see the lights. Oooh in love with a ten year old album.”