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Draconian Times

Band
TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresGothic Metal, Doom Metal
LabelsMusic for Nations
Length48:58
Ranked#55 for 1995 , #2,767 all-time
Reviews :  1
Comments :  5
Total votes :  6
Rating :  85 / 100
Have :  6       Want : 0
Submitted by level 21 Eagles
Last modified by level 17 Besi Karat
Videos by  youtube
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Draconian Times Information

Track listing (Songs)

titleratingvotespopularity
1.Enchantment6:04901
2.Hallowed Land5:03951
3.The Last Time3:2797.52
4.Forever Failure4:18902
5.Once Solemn3:04901
6.Shadowkings4:42851
7.Elusive Cure3:21851
8.Yearn for Change4:19952
9.Shades of God3:55951
10.Hands of Reason3:58851
11.I See Your Face3:17851
12.Jaded3:27851

Line-up (members)

  • Nick Holmes : Vocals
  • Gregor Mackintosh : Guitars
  • Aaron Aedy : Guitars
  • Stephen Edmondson : Bass
  • Lee Morris : Drums
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  • Guest/session Musicians:
  • Andrew Holdsworth : Keyboards
Vinyl version originally released as a gatefold double LP.

Videos were made for "The Last Time" and "Forever Failure", however the latter is a largely different edit of the song than the one on the album.

The Japanese edtion features three bonus tracks:
13. Walk Away (The Sisters of Mercy cover)
14. Laid to Waste
15. Master of Misrule

Re-released in 2002 with added bonus tracks "How Soon Is Now" (The Smiths cover) and "Fear".

Re-released in 2008 by Metal Mind Productions in digipack format. Limited to 1000 copies.

Has also been released as a limited edition longform digipack containing one bonus CD called "Live Tracks, Demos & B-Sides" with the following tracklist:
1. Embers Fire (live) (4:27)
2. Daylight Torn (live) (7:28)
3. True Belief (live) (4:24)
4. Pity the Sadness (live) (5:15)
5. As I Die (live) (3:40)
6. Weeping Words (demo) (3:51)
7. The Last Time (demo) (3:28)
8. Walk Away (3:25)
9. Laid to Waste (3:15)
10. Master of Misrule (3:07)
11. Forever Failure (video edit) (4:45)

Also released in a black digibox version, but with one cd.

Reissued in 4th April 2011 by Sony Music as Draconian Times: Legacy Edition with 32 page hardback-book.

The album has been fully re-mastered and has 7 previously unreleased bonus tracks added. These comprise two demos from the original 1994 sessions and five live tracks recorded on the original European tour in 1995.

The second disc is a DVD and comprises a brand new 5.1 mix of the original album. Additionally, the DVD features the promo videos for the singles Forever Failure and The Last Time plus Hallowed Land (recorded live at the 1995 Dynamo Festival).

Disc 1: CD – remastered album + SEVEN previously-unreleased tracks:
13. Enchantment (Demo 1994) [5:02]
14. Last Desire (Demo 1994) [3:09]
15. Forever Failure (Live In Germany 1995) [4:20]
16. Shadow Kings (Live In Germany 1995) [4:48]
17. Once Solemn (Live In Germany 1995) [3:05]
18. Hallowed Land (Live In Germany 1995) [5:11]
19. The Last Time (Live In Germany 1995) [3:40]

Disc 2: DVD – original album mixed to 5.1 + 3 bonus promo videos:
1. Forever Failure (4.48)
2. The Last Time (3.36)
3. Hallowed Land (5.15)


Recorded at Great Linford Manor and Ridge Farm Studios, England January-March 1995.
Mastered at Townhouse Studios, London.
Arranged by (choral) Guildford Dead Boys Choir.
Design and layout by Styleorouge.
All illustrations, photography: Holly Warburton.
Engineered by Pete Coleman.
Assistant: Andy Griffin, Phil Luff and Phil Wood.
Mastered by Kevin Metcalfe.
Mixed by Pete Coleman and Simon Efemey.
Producer: Simon Efemey.

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9. 10 and 12 by Holmes & Mackintosh.
Track 8 by Holmes, Mackintosh , Edmondson & Morris
Track 11 by Holmes, Mackintosh & Aedy.

Paradise Lost Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Studio 85.2 50
Studio 90.6 132
Studio 84.3 41
EP - 00
Studio 86 52
Studio 85 61
Studio 82.8 41
Studio 74.6 50
Studio 87.5 20
Studio 80 30
Live 62.5 20
Studio 90.3 30
Studio 89.7 120
Live 85 10
Studio 92.9 80
Studio 90.6 80
Live 85 10
Studio 90.8 60
Live 90 20
Studio 77.5 20
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