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Vic Records Reissue
Arkona must be one hell of a hard-working band, since second album 'Lepta' was released just over half a year after the band's debut 'Vozrozhdeniye', and does not let up on their brand of epic folk and pagan metal. Nonetheless, the minor flaws that some listeners may have found in 'Vozrozhdeniye' will undoubtedly come up again. This isn't to say that Arkona hadn't improved on their musical formula, just that they adapted to what they thought would work, and applied it to a more melodic albeit much shorter album in 'Lepta'.
The same themes and ideas found within the band's debut are in fact generated here. Masha once again uses her cultural and historical knowledge of Russia to produce some extremely interesting content. It's just a shame that the music doesn't quite match the quality and insight of the lyrical content itself.