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The Enigma of Life

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresGothic Metal
LabelsNuclear Blast
Ranked#184 for 2011 , #3,851 all-time
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Comments :  6
Total votes :  6
Rating :  66.2 / 100
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Submitted by level Zyklus (2010-11-16)
Last modified by level Zyklus (2011-02-09)
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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.

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