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Review in Terra Relicta Webzine

One album, Double Eyelid, Seven Years, ten tracks and a countless palette of vigorous images. I have never struggled before to put down some words on an album, as with this one. Not because I would try to look for bright points in a boring album, but because this album is so extraordinary; so emotional, […]

Review in The Independent Voice

Here before us we have one of the more experimental acts from the Darkwave and Gothic world. Canadian outfit Double Eyelid pride themselves on producing the darker side of electro-rock with elements of dark cabaret and surreal spoken vocals with their debut release: SEVEN YEARS. Opening track ‘Black Box’ will remind any keen gothic rock […]

Review by Mick Mercer

An album so exquisite you start wondering what quisite might actually be, Double Eyelid fuse charm with a grinning griminess that it’s hard to imagine anyone not being smitten by the majority of these songs, given their variety and consummate beauty. ‘Black Box’ kicks the melodrama off wonderfully with piquant traipsing music, the rhythm mottled, […]

Review in Intravenous Magazine (UK)

Toronto’s Double Eyelid are an interesting blend of arty glam and dirty goth. Tapping into the Rozz Williams strain of high melodrama and fusing it with sensually dark melodies they create a decadent electro infused gothic rock that is intelligent and dance friendly. Punky guitars and bass, modern dance beats, jangling Bowie-esque piano and sinister […]

Review on ‘Leonard’s Lair’

Faced with the promise of “theatrical electro-rock”, there might be worrying glances cast in the direction of Canada’s Double Eyelid. However, it’s a measure of the confidence and individualism of Ian Revell’s band that the result is some frequently thrilling music and the kind of record which provides a welcome shot in the arm for […]

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