Poverty's No Crime
Save My Soul
Style: Progressive Metal
Release date: August 27th 2007

Four years has passed since 'The Chemical Chaos', an album, which didn't go down that well with some fans, something I really never understood, because I thought it continued the direction they went with their brilliant 'One in a Million' from 2001 - the album I still consider as their best.

Their new one 'Save My Soul' has a lot in common with both of their previous two albums; the sound is bit more dark and heavy. The style is still unmistakably progressive metal the Poverty's No Crime way with focus on a strong guitar riff, peppered with nice layers of keyboards. The band is tight and in Volker Walsemann they have one of the best German prog metal vocalists. The production is great, great to hear a band taking the time to get a good bass guitar sound.

'Save My Soul' is a well thought-through progressive metal album, one which cements their status among the elite of German progressive metal acts. Some the songs sound a bit more sinister and darker, the keys do have their small journeys into 70's sounds and overall I must admit that they delivers exactly the album I had hoped for... First class German progressive metal

This is mandatory, if you like their previous albums. A really solid effort from a vastly undervalued band that has delivered one good album after another without gaining much attention, sadly...

Good one!

Label: InsideOut Music
Distribution: Target (Denmark)
Reviewed by: Kenn Jensen
Date: September 7th 2007
Website: www.povertysnocrime.de