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TypeStudio Full-length
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GenresSynthpop, Electronic Rock
LabelsEMI Records, Chrysalis
Running time53:00
Ranked#95 for 1999 , #3,490 all-time (top 94%)
Reviews :  0
Comments :  5
Total votes :  5
Rating :  74.6 / 100
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Track listing (Songs)

TitleRatingVotes
1.So Much Is Lost4:15-0
2.Nothing Sacred4:01-0
3.In All Honesty4:02-0
4.Harbour4:23-0
5.Ordinary Days3:28-0
6.It's Too Late4:43-0
7.Permanent Solution3:16-0
8.Behind the Grey3:13-0
9.Wreck4:40-0
10.Made the Same3:33-0
11.Deep3:59-0
12.Year of Summer4:16-0
13.Host5:11-0

Line-up (members)

  • Nick Holmes : Vocals
  • Gregory Mackintosh : Lead Guitar, Keyboards
  • Aaron Aedy : Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar (Track 12)
  • Stephen Edmondson : Bass
  • Lee Morris : Drums
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  • Guest/Session
  • Leo Payne : Violin
  • Chris Tombling : Violin
  • Susan Dench : Viola
  • Gini Ball : Violin
  • Dinah Beamish : Cello
  • Audrey Riley : Cello
  • Shereena Smith : Backing Vocals (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13)
Recorded at 262 Studios, Haremere Hall and Great Linford Manor.
Mixed between September, 1998 and February, 1999 at Matrix Studios.
Mastered at Masterdisk in New York.

The album saw the band moving further away from their previous metal sound to something more akin to a melancholy style of synthpop / gothic rock.

Videos were made for "So Much Is Lost" and "Permanent Solution".

Gregor Mackintosh often played keyboards instead of guitar while touring the album. A guest guitarist played his guitar parts.

Japanese edition bonus tracks:
14. So Much is Lost (Lost in Space Mix) (6:24)
15. Languish (4:10)
16. So Much is Lost (String Version) (4:19)

Host Comments

level   (100/100)
asi najkvalitnejší pop-rock, aký som počul (a počul som toho už dosť :) Čiastočne mi to pripomína rockovejšie Depeche Mode
level   (45/100)
Poor attempt to imitate Depeche Mode.
level   (78/100)
제일 먼저 접한 파라다이스 로스트의 앨범 Host. 팝밴드로 착각할 정도로 완성도는 좋다.
level   (70/100)
오빠가 그냥 팝송들을 때도 있네 하면서 옛여친이 갸우뚱 했던 그 앨범
level   (80/100)
모던하게 나가는 멜랑꼴링....아닌듯...

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