Log In
Register   Help
My album reviews/commentsMy collectionMy wish list
Sirenia - The Enigma of Life cover art

The Enigma of Life

TypeStudio Full-length
Release date
GenresGothic Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast
Running time1:04:57
Ranked#182 for 2011 , #3,642 all-time (top 98%)
Reviews :  0
Comments :  6
Total votes :  6
Rating :  66.2 / 100
Have :  3       Want : 1
Write a Comment
Write a Review
Add to Collection
Add to Wish List
Submitted by level Zyklus
Last modified by level Zyklus
Videos by  youtube
The Enigma of Life Information

Track listing (Songs)

1.The End Of It All4:31-0
2.Fallen Angel3:59-0
3.All My Dreams4:42-0
4.This Darkness4:00-0
5.The Twilight In Your Eyes4:00-0
6.Winter Land3:55-0
7.A Seaside Serenade5:53-0
8.Darkened Days To Come4:22-0
9.Coming Down4:38-0
10.This Lonely Lake3:33-0
11.Fading Star4:46-0
12.The Enigma Of Life6:16-0
13.Oscura Realidad (Bonus Track)4:31-0
14.The Enigma Of Life (Acoustic Version) (Bonus Track)5:51-0

Line-up (members)

  • Ailyn : Vocals
  • Morten Veland : Harsh/Clean Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Programming
  • Session members:
  • Stephanie Valentin : Violin
The Sirenian Choir:
Damien Surian, Mathieu Landry, Emmanuelle Zoldan, Sandrine Gouttebel, Emilie

All songs were written, composed and arranged by Morten Veland.

Spanish translations of the songs "El Enigma de la Vida" and "Oscura Realidad"
by Ailyn.

"The Enigma Of Life" was recorded and produced between July and November 2010 in
Audio Avenue Studios, Tau, Norway.
Choirs, acoustic guitars and the violin were recorded in Sound Suite Studio,
Marseille, France.
Produced, mixed and engineered by Morten Veland.
Mastered by Mika Jussila in FInnvox Studio, Helsinki, Finland.

Cover artwork and design by Gustavo Sazes.
Band photos by Patric Ullaeus.

The bonus track Oscura Realidad is spanish version of "This Darkness" (from 3:44
'til the end there's only silence)

Bonus tracks:
15. El Enigma De La Vida (iTunes Bonus Track/Spanish Version for "The Enigma Of
16. El Enigma De La Vida (Spanish Acoustic Version for "The Enigma Of Life";
North American Bonus Track) (05:51)

The Enigma of Life Comments

level   (60/100)
전작들도 기대치에 못미쳤을 뿐만 아니라 이 앨범 덕에 이 밴드에 대한 애정이 사라짐과 동시에 트리스타니아 시절에 빛났던 Morten의 감각 또한 사라졌음을 느낄 수 있었다.
level   (70/100)
아이구 누님...
level   (90/100)
podarené a kvalitne príjemné album. Väčší príklon k gothic metalu podporený výborným spevom Ailyn
level   (75/100)
그냥 무난하게 들을만한 앨범..
level   (50/100)
1, 2집을 충분히 좋아했던 사람들을충분히 할 말 잃게 만드는 앨범이라고 봄. 물론 부정적인 의미로.
level   (52/100)
전작과 다를게 없다. 실망스럽다.

Sirenia Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Sireniapreview Studio 86 52
Sireniapreview Studio 83.8 60
Sireniapreview Studio 72.4 50
Sireniapreview Studio 76.9 70
Sireniapreview Studio 66.2 60
Sireniapreview Studio 83.8 40
Sireniapreview Studio 76.7 31
Sireniapreview Studio 80 10
Info / Statistics
Artists : 29,070
Albums : 104,296
Reviews : 6,628
Lyrics : 98,937
Top Rating
 rating : 91.5  votes : 10
 rating : 85.2  votes : 11
 Judas Priest
Sin After Sin
 rating : 84.6  votes : 33