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  • Awesome Music: The debut album has some pretty fantastic songs, but the title track is beautiful. Same could be said with "Gas in Veins".
  • Awesome Art: Fursy is a talented artist, so it's no surprise that the album cover will get some love.
    • The booklet art showcases Fursy's talents to an extensive degree and very brilliantly at that.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: An album filled about describing the Crapsack World of society...ends with this.
  • Cult Classic: Discussed here with Fursy. Despite one album and an EP, Amesoeurs achieved appreciation and became a blue print for the below mentioned Follow the Leader for blackgaze bands alike.
  • Face of the Band: Audrey, Neige, and Fursy.
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    • Hilarious in Hindsight: The project between Neige, Audrey, and Famine (of Peste Noire fame), Valfunde (who did a split with the band before the self titled) becomes more laughable considering Audrey later on joined Peste Noire and became Famine's girlfriend (until they broke up anyway around 2016).
  • Foe Yay: Beforehand, people shipped Audrey and Neige because of the band's collapse. It was amusing to say the least.
  • Follow the Leader: Like most known bands, Amesoeurs did have some bands that tried to follow their style like Lantlôs and Heretoir, but this was actually a rather a good example of Tropes Are Not Bad, as those bands were able to expand within the Amesoeurs sound and create more unique aspects to it. On the other hand...
    • "Seinfeld" Is Unfunny: Despite bands replicating the Amesoeurs style and doing unique elements to it, most bands that try to sound like them sound like carbon copies to say the least. Most agree that the bands that came close to Amesoeurs's known post-punk/black metal sound were Heretoir (who seemed to abandon it for a more heavier sound with The Circle) and Lantlôs (from their self titled to .neon, arguably Agape too until they went for a more warmer and optimistic sound with Melting Sun). Ironically enough with Lantlos, they did feature Neige for two of their albums.
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    • Deconstructed with Les Discrets's third album Prédateurs, which featured Amesoeurs-esque music, but more in the realms of the hidden track's instrumentation mixed in with Les Discrets's ambiance and Audrey Hadorn's lyricism.
  • In Memoriam: Ruines humaines is dedicated to Ian Curtis and Joy Division.
  • Never Live It Down: The way the band broke up is arguably a low point for everyone, even for fans of the project. While Neige was furiously blamed for the project's end, with Audrey's behavior as of late, along with people pointing out how Audrey hasn't been as successful as Neige and Fursy, some attribute the Misblamed trope to Neige.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Neige's screams and Audrey's screams to say the least are unnerving.
    • The Last Note Nightmare of "Trouble (Éveils-infâmes)". Brr.
    • Audrey's screams in "La reine trayeuse", it sounds like she's on the verge of a mental breakdown.
  • Signature Song: ''Les Ruches Malades", "Amesoeurs", "Faiblesse des sens".
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  • Small Name, Big Ego: Audrey, Audrey, Audrey. To the point where Neige had to clarify in his statement about the band shutting down that Amesoeurs was his project, not Audrey's.
  • Small Reference Pools: Believe or not, the album cover it is. On paper, it looks like a typical reference to the dark urban life style, but the cover is actually a manipulated version of famed black and white photographer Andreas Feininger's "42nd Street, as Viewed from Weehawken, New Jersey 1924".
  • Tear Jerker: While some of the songs are upbeat, they hold some very depressing topics, the self titled's title track, "La reine trayeuse", "Video Girl", "Heurt", "Les Ruches Malades", and especially "Faiblesse des sens", which is praised as the band's best song.
  • True Art Is Angsty: The band's shtick about the Crapsack World lifestyle of urban life showcases this, as well as the lyrics.
  • Viewers Are Geniuses: The instrumental title track "I XIII V XIX XV V XXI XVIII XIX - IX XIX - IV V I IV" stands for "Amesoeurs is Dead" in roman numerals.
  • Vindicated by History: Amesoeurs received little to no attention aside from the small following it had and nobody really batted an eye when the band broke up. Years later and Amesoeurs have become a staple within Blackgaze alongside Alcest and have garnered a big cult following that asks for a reunion to this day. Neige himself lampshaded it during a Facebook post and was surprised how the band's music resonated so well with fans.
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