Twilight Of The Innocents
Recently revealed to be the last ever Ash album, Twilight Of The Innocents re-announces the group's commitment to melody and proves they have successfully re-ignited their creative spark.
Rating: 3.5 / 5
Kilian Murphy, 14 Jun 2007
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