Black Lotus, their name implies, also derives much of its inspiration from the world of the occult (some of you Magic, The Gathering fans picked up on that right from the get-go). Lyrics are eminently symbolic, the band’s bio tells us, expressing a dystopic vision of society and their view of the world. Classic mythology, occultism, and personal experiences and visions are the sources for their compositions.
By the end of its near-eight-minute duration, I was ready to hit the replay button again and have since done so too many times to count. In fact, god damn it, I want more! And more you and I shall both have.
- Doomed and Stoned -