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The Silent Enigma

TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresDeath Doom Metal, Gothic Metal
LabelsPeaceville Records
Length54:37
Ranked#48 for 1995 , #2,341 all-time
Reviews :  1
Comments :  6
Total votes :  7
Rating :  85.6 / 100
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Submitted by level Eagles (2005-10-05)
Last modified by level Eagles (2017-08-08)
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The Silent Enigma Information

Track listing (Songs)

titleratingvotespopularity
1.Restless Oblivion8:03901
2.Shroud Of Frost7:31851
3....Alone4:24801
4.Sunset Of The Age6:57801
5.Nocturnal Emission4:20801
6.Cerulean Twilight7:05801
7.The Silent Enigma4:25902
8.A Dying Wish8:1297.52
9.Black Orchid3:40851

Line-up (members)

  • Vincent Cavanagh : Vocals & Guitars
  • Daniel Cavanagh : Lead Guitars
  • Duncan Patterson : Bass
  • John Douglas : Drums

Guest / additional musicians

  • Derek Fullwood : Spoken Word (track 2)
  • Rebecca Wilson : Female Vocals (track 3)

Production staff / artist

  • Anathema : Producer
  • Hammy : Executive Producer
  • Kevin Ridley : Engineer
  • Mags : Mixing Engineer
Japanese limited edition contains "Eternal Rise of the Sun" as a bonus track.
All tracks recorded at Lynx Studios, Newcastle except 'Alone' recorded at M.A. Studios, Liverpool.
Mixed at the Academy, Dewsbury by Mags.
Orchestral arrangements by Daniel Cavanagh.
Front cover picture: "Lady In Milton's Comus" by L. Wright used by kind permission of The Board Of Trustees Of The National Museums And Galleries On Merseyside (Walker Art Gallery).
Horsehead Nebula picture: Royal Observatory, Edinburgh / AATB / Science Photo Library.
Photography by Simon Mooney.
Band picture by Meany.

The Silent Enigma Reviews

Reviewer :  level   (84/100)
Date : 
Progressive Gothic Metal의 발전과정에서 중추적인 역할을 수행한 앨범이다. 영국 출신 Anathema 의 네 번째 작품 The Silent Enigma으로 대부분의 곡들이 대곡을 지향하고 있으며 중후하고 서사적인 음악을 들려준다. 오케스트럴 편곡으로 중세적인 클레시컬함도 지니고 있는데 곡의 진행에서 느껴지는 드라마틱한 감동은 상당한 수준이다. 앨범이미지에서 느낄 수 있는 아름답고 깊은 여운을 간직하고 있으며 지극히 허무하고 처절한 음반으로 눈시울을 붉힐 만하다.

Best Track  :  Restless Oblivion , A Dying Wish
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The Silent Enigma Comments

level   (100/100)
A Ding Wish.... 이 한곡으로 두말이 필요 없는 엘범!!!
level   (85/100)
진화의 냄새가 스물스물
level   (95/100)
kvalitný doom s prvkami deathu
level   (80/100)
아직 이후작들에 비해 덜 여물었다는 느낌이 들지만, 그래도 괜찮은 앨범
level   (85/100)
많이 거슬러 올라간다면 현재 Anathema의 색채가 태동하기 시작한 첫번째 앨범이라고 생각. Doom의 냄새는 아직 남아있으며 인간 심연의 서사와 함게 코스믹한 느낌까지 풍긴다.
level   (70/100)
우리 조만간 얼터락한다는 것을 암시라도 하는 듯 보이는 앨범. 다음작보다는 덜하긴 하지만 Ep와 1집에서 들려준 작곡은 온데간데없고 멜랑꼴리함으로 코팅해논 이상한 음악을 들려준다

Anathema Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
preview EP 82.8 40
preview Studio 79.1 81
preview EP 86.8 40
preview Studio 85.6 71
preview Studio 91.1 170
preview EP 90 10
preview Studio 89.8 80
preview Studio 93 160
preview Studio 85.3 71
preview Studio 88.8 111
preview Studio 86.7 30
preview Studio 87.5 330
preview Studio 83.5 40
preview Studio 92.5 582
preview Live 95 10
preview Live 95.6 190
preview EP - 00
preview Studio 81.2 211
preview Studio 82.2 90
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