Music is one of the greatest lullabies of the soul. Not just any music, great music. Which is going to bring post-rock lovers to the album, Long Turning, by Ana Never. Ana Never is a brilliant post-rock band from Subotica (Serbia) which has been existing for close to fourteen years since the spring of 2002.
The band’s newest album, “Long Turning” is with no-doubt a work of art. It is not just about the tracks, but the feelings and memories this album emanates. It produces a certain ambience resembling a palliative atmosphere of love and passion. Though only having five songs in the album, the band still reassured its fans of the best forty three minutes of the best kept secrets in post rock genre. Their first track, named “Tomorrow is the Livelong day” is a six minute piece creates a relaxation mood as the near-silent guitars are joined by the drum’s kicks and snares which slowly build up as the track continues. Composed by Srđan Terzin, this track gives the album’s ambient nature as the snares slowly bring the track to a finish. It is surely enjoyable when in a relaxed nature.
The second track in the album, is very captivating such that Ana Never decided to make it the title of the album. “Long Turning”, composed by Goran Grubišić, the main drummer of the band is a ten minute track which enchants the listener right from the beginning with the bass starting out with the guitar to create that postrock feeling. The slow beats of the snares give out its tempo and harmonizes with the guitar then all the other instruments join in very nicely to the end. One can tell that this song is really special after listening to it the first time.
Ana Never has never disappointed its fans. With the release of this new album, many post-rock fans will surely appreciate the feelings this album gives to them.