Memento Mori Texas fivesome Flyleaf achieved surprise platinum status with their slow-build 2005 debut — a success due equally, no doubt, to their brooding alt-metal aggression and… Memento Mori Texas fivesome Flyleaf achieved surprise platinum status with their slow-build 2005 debut — a success due equally, no doubt, to their brooding alt-metal aggression and… 2009-11-10 Flyleaf Rock
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Memento Mori (2009)

Flyleaf, Memento Mori | TEXAS METAL Flyleaf
TEXAS METAL Flyleaf
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Nov 10, 2009; Lead Performance: Flyleaf; Genre: Rock

Texas fivesome Flyleaf achieved surprise platinum status with their slow-build 2005 debut — a success due equally, no doubt, to their brooding alt-metal aggression and Christian subtext. On Memento Mori, Frontwoman Lacey Mosley couches her searching wails in couplets that expertly walk the line between secular and God-centered. Her passionate devotionals make for galvanizing, if eventually exhausting, listening. Even the Lord rested on the seventh day. B

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Originally posted Nov 04, 2009 Published in issue #1075 Nov 13, 2009 Order article reprints
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