Undrentide

Upon popping Undrentide into the player, one is immediately reminded of Irish Spring soap. The medieval western European sound–a mix of a cappella, harmonies and a veritable orchestra of classic instruments–has garnered The Mediaeval Baebes an elitist following after their past two albums.

Although the addition of rhythm samples into the traditional tunes do give an upbeat and "new world" flavour to the songs, the melding is only used on a handful of the 18 tracks, alienating them from the rest.

Set apart, these two different styles would make two cool albums. If you want to hear The Baebes’ classic sound, go get their last album.

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