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Ancient Dreams

TypeStudio Full-length
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GenresEpic Doom Metal
LabelsActive Records
Running time52:08
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Comments :  3
Total votes :  3
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Track listing (Songs)

TitleRatingVotes
1.Mirror Mirror6:16-0
2.A Cry from the Crypt7:25-0
3.Darkness in Paradise6:46-0
4.Incarnation of Evil7:18-0
5.Bearer of Pain7:22-0
6.Ancient Dreams7:04-0
7.The Bells of Acheron5:20-0
8.Epistle No. 814:37-0

Line-up (members)

  • Messiah Marcolin : Vocals
  • Lars "Lasse" Johansson : Guitars
  • Mats "Mappe" Björkman : Guitars
  • Leif Edling : Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1-7), Songwriting (tracks 1-8)
  • Jan Lindh : Drums
Recorded at Nacka Recording House, August 1988.
Mixed at Montezuma Recording.
Mastered at Polar Studios.

Cat. nr. : CD - CDATV 7.

"Epstle 81" (Märk hur vår skugga), was written by Swedish poet/musician Carl Michael Bellman (1740 - 1795).

"Incarnation of Evil" is actually a reworked version of the old Nemesis track "Black Messiah."

A video was made for "Mirror Mirror".

CD bonus track:
9. Black Sabbath Medley [06:16] music & lyrics by Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward.

The Black Sabbath medley consists of: "Symptom of the Universe", "Sweet Leaf", "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath", "Into the Void", "Electric Funeral", "Supernaut", and "Black Sabbath", in that order.

Remastered version re-released by Powerline Records in 2001 as 2CD in a slipcase.
Enhanced bonus CD included the video clip for "Mirror Mirror".
Tracklist of the bonus CD :
1. Mirror Mirror [live] (05:20)
2. The Bells of Acheron [live] (5:01)
3. Bearer of Pain [live] (6:12)
4. A Cry From the Crypt [live] (3:36)
5. [interview] (23:51).

The cover is a portion of "Journey of Life: Youth" (1842) by the American painter Thomas Cole.

The band is not happy with the album mix, and they place the blame on their (then) record label rush-producing the LP to coincide with a US tour.

Comments

level   (90/100)
Three really amazing records in a row. It's really an extension of what they had done previously; great songs and awesome riffs.
level   (95/100)
ďalšia kvalitná porcia doom metalu
level   (85/100)
거울 거울은 좋게들었다.

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