Drescher – ‘Erntezeit’ (re-release 2016)
Release: 18 November 2016
Label: Napalm Records
Drescher released this album back in 2014 already, now they’ve signed with Napalm Records and are about to release their second album, they’re releasing their debut again. To make it slightly different, they added three covertracks. So, we altered our review slightly as well.
Knowing this is their debut, then you will be rather amazed by the output of this band. This album sounds very good for a first one. The band has a style of their own, and it’s quite difficult to describe it.
The Melodic and Trash are clear, but I couldn’t find any folk in it. Of course, they use an accordion, in a way which sounds a bit like Finsterforst, but that’s it.
The band describes their music themselves as hard volksmusik, the translation of google to folk-music isn’t quite right. Listening to this from a folk-perspective, I don’t think this album is very interesting. It isn’t a bad one, but I can’t get enthusiastic when I’m listening to it. Besides the Finsterforst kind of accordion, the music sounds a bit like the early work of In Extremo, but derived of all folk and medieval elements. What remains is nice hard rock with accordion.
The three covers in the 2016 version are nicely done, they gave a Mötorhead, Falco and Rolling Stones track a nice Drescher sound. They are not bad at all, but no more than that.
When you go for the folk in the music, you can skip this album in my opinion. When you’re in for a band with a new sound, with accordion, then you should give it a try.
- First Blood 03:45
- Der Gscheitling 03:46
- Olles wos mir fehlt 04:58
- Zeit zum Gehen 04:33
- 5 Minuten Ruhm 04:30
- Bled grennt 04:39
- Zeitung von morgen 04:22
- Danke fia nix 04:48
- Dresch Quetschn 05:25
- Geheiligt werde dein Name (Iron Maiden cover) 07:14
- Ass in Pik (Mötorhead Cover) (Bonus Track)
- Rock me Amadeus (Falco Cover) (Bonus Track)
- Olles schwoarz (Rolling Stones Cover) (Bonus Track)