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Music: VNV Nation
VNV Nation is an Electronic Music project which has made work in multiple genres; predominantly Electronic Body Music, Futurepop (both of which are subgenres of Industrial), and Synth Pop.

Their first albums; Advance And Follow and Praise The Fallen had a sound best described as "Symphonic EBM." Their breakthrough album, Empires, evolved the sound by incorporating the influence of Trance music. The result was the Trope Codifier for Futurepop and many still consider Empires the best Futurepop album ever made. The following album, Futureperfect, increased the trance influence slightly, leading some of their fanbase to argue They Changed It, Now It Sucks and Genre Adultery. Afterwards, the album Matter + Form was released; the album demonstrated a more 'retro' sound based on vintage analog synthesizers and incorporated more Synth Pop influence than usual. Judgment; released in 2007, continued this trend but with more frequent nods towards the groups Industrial heritage. Ditto for 2010's Of Faith, Power, and Glory.

Their latest album, Transnational was released in 2013.

Discography:

  • Advance and Follow (1995)
  • Praise the Fallen (1998)
  • Empires (1999)
  • Futureperfect (2002)
  • Matter + Form (2005)
  • Judgement (2007)
  • Of Faith, Power and Glory (2009)
  • Automatic (2011)
  • Transnational (2013)

This band's music provides examples of:

VagineerWorks Needing TropesWinds Of A New Beginning
Venetian SnaresMusicians/Electronic IndustrialWoodenToaster

alternative title(s): VNV Nation
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