With marvelous songs that unravels a peculiar and lucid comprehension of the genre, Shadows of Black Souls is a sagacious record with beautiful, sensible and creative melodies, so profoundly versatile, perceptive and vivacious that broadly revitalizes the genre in all of its major aspects. With amazingly convergent harmonies that embrace a serious density of expansive musical greatness and diversification, Lęk condenses in a majestic sonorous grandiosity the most overwhelming qualities of the genre, built in a sagacious universe of fundamental attributes that intensely – and inherently – works to successfully aggregate the most colossal and preponderant virtues of black metal.
Sometimes reminiscent of 90’s Rotting Christ – a band that always will be seen as a cornerstone of black metal –, nonetheless, Lęk has assimilated very well the principles of the genre, to the marvelous extent of perfectly developing an exponentially singular style, that at the same time literally respects the most traditional and recognizable features of the genre. So, in just a few words, Shadows of Black Souls is a tremendously spectacular album, that all black metal enthusiasts in the world would deeply enjoy. Amazing guitar lines, a virtuous creativity and a profound sense of melodic integrity, this is definitely one of the best albums that you will ever hear.
With literally song after song being better and better as the album progresses, Shadows of Black Souls unravels the formidable confluence of exceedingly versatile talents, working astoundingly well together, for the sake of the evolutionary development of the genre. An amazingly great album, for a long time you will not think about any other BM record, when you dare to listen to the wonderful masterpiece that this amazing work has revealed itself to be.