I find 'poetic' lyrics to be one of the most important things about a song. It's fine if I'm just jamming to it while I work, but I also like to be able to listen to the same music on it's own and unravel the lyrics like a prosaic puzzle. One of the reasons I love Poets of the Fall on my non-metal days (which, admittedly, are few).
Originally Posted by headbanger
14) Kamelot - Silverthorn
Oh hells yes.
Tommy Karevik was such a perfect fit for Kamelot, great stage presence live. Stepped into the role like a hand in a glove.
I still look back on the things Roy Khan did with them before he left and it blows my mind, though:
I really enjoy Karevik's work with Seventh Wonder, every bit as much as his work with Kamelot: