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Imperative Reaction

Imperative Reaction

CD (2011) · $12.98   add to cart

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"I decided that this album would be a new beginning for Imperative Reaction,” says Ted Phelps of the bands upcoming self-titled release. Showcasing an evolved sound that combines the band's explosive live show with the precise, electronic anthems Imperative Reaction has built its name on, Imperative Reaction is as much a summation as it is a huge step forward for a band never content to rest on past successes. In Phelps' words: “It is our defining album.”

The change is immediately clear on the forthcoming single, “Surface.” Grinding synthesizers merge with a pummeling dance beat that gives way to a huge chorus comprised of a wall of guitar and larger-than-life gang vocals. “Side Effect” opens Imperative Reaction with a groove that builds into an all out dance floor assault. “Song Of The Martyr” and “Time Doesn't Care” marry crushing electronics with rock guitars and IR's signature vocal hooks, while “Siphon”, with it's dance beat and sing-song chorus, proves that the band can update its sound without losing its club roots. From the cold beauty of “Torture” to the unbridled anger of “Closure”, melody and aggression interlock and combust throughout Imperative Reaction to form a career defining album. Imperative Reaction is an electronic rock masterpiece that showcases a band in its prime; ready to blow any preconceived notions out of the water. There is no escape.

Track List

01. Side Effect
02. What Is Left To Say
03. Siphon
04. Song Of The Martyr
05. Torture
06. Surface
07. Time Doesn't Care
08. The Signal
09. Hype
10. Permanent
11. Closure


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(Tracks from the digital version)

Side Effect4:36$ 0.89buy mp3
What Is Left To Say4:46$ 0.89buy mp3
Siphon4:43$ 0.89buy mp3
Song Of The Martyr4:03$ 0.89buy mp3
Torture5:01$ 0.89buy mp3
Surface3:54$ 0.89buy mp3
Time Doesn't Care3:44$ 0.89buy mp3
The Signal4:34$ 0.89buy mp3
Hype4:44$ 0.89buy mp3
Permanent3:31$ 0.89buy mp3
Closure4:27$ 0.89buy mp3